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Daylight Saving Time–First Half of 2020

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is often incorrectly referred to as “daylight savings time”. In some countries, it is also called “summer time”. When DST is not observed, it is called standard time, normal time or winter time.

This list displays a brief (but not complete) overview showing the countries and territories which plan to observe DST during the first half of 2020. Note that this list might not be final - countries, territories, and states sometimes make adjustments which are announced just days or weeks ahead of the time change.

Also, please see the page for the second half of 2020 or the overview over start and end times for 2020 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Jan 12 Sun
  • Fiji (All locations)
3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Mar 8 Sun
  • Cuba (All locations)
12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 8 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 15 Sun1:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 21 Sat
  • Iran (All locations)
12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 22 Sun12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 27 Fri12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 27 Fri1:00 am → 2:00 am (Forward)
Mar 27 Fri2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 28 Sat10:00 pm → 11:00 pm (Forward)
Mar 29 Sun12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 29 Sun1:00 am → 2:00 am (Forward)
Mar 29 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 29 Sun3:00 am → 4:00 am (Forward)
Apr 4 Sat10:00 pm → 9:00 pm (Back)
Apr 5 Sun
  • Chile (Most locations observing DST)
12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Apr 5 Sun2:00 am → 1:30 am (Back)
Apr 5 Sun
  • Mexico (Most locations observing DST)
2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Apr 5 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Apr 5 Sun3:45 am → 2:45 am (Back)
Apr 5 Sun4:00 am → 3:00 am (Back)
Apr 19 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
May 24 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)

Daylight Saving Time for other years

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2018first half of 2018second half of 2018
2019first half of 2019second half of 2019
2020first half of 2020second half of 2020
2021first half of 2021second half of 2021
2022first half of 2022second half of 2022

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