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Time Zone in Lord Howe Island, Lord Howe Island, Australia in 2006

5:30:29 pm LHST

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Current: LHST
 Lord Howe Standard Time

Next Change: LHDT
 Lord Howe Daylight Time

Current Offset: UTC/GMT +10:30 hours

Difference: 14:30 hours ahead of Boston

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2006 Time Zones - Lord Howe Island

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The graph above illustrates clock changes in Lord Howe Island during 2006.

Note that Lord Howe Island uses a special half-hour time zone.

Lord Howe Island's Time

Lord Howe Island observes Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) which is 10 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) during standard time. During the Daylight Saving Time (DST) period, they use Lord Howe Daylight Time (LHDT) with a UTC offset of +11.

The island is part of the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) and is located about 781 kilometers (486 miles) northeast of Sydney.

Time Changes in Lord Howe Island Over the Years

Daylight Saving Time (DST) changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDate & TimeAbbreviationTime ChangeOffset After
2000Sun, Mar 26 at 2:00 amLHDTLHST-0:30 hours (DST end)UTC+10:30h
 Sun, Aug 27 at 2:00 amLHSTLHDT+0:30 hours (DST start)UTC+11h
2001Sun, Mar 25 at 2:00 amLHDTLHST-0:30 hours (DST end)UTC+10:30h
 Sun, Oct 28 at 2:00 amLHSTLHDT+0:30 hours (DST start)UTC+11h
2002Sun, Mar 31 at 2:00 amLHDTLHST-0:30 hours (DST end)UTC+10:30h
 Sun, Oct 27 at 2:00 amLHSTLHDT+0:30 hours (DST start)UTC+11h
2003Sun, Mar 30 at 2:00 amLHDTLHST-0:30 hours (DST end)UTC+10:30h
 Sun, Oct 26 at 2:00 amLHSTLHDT+0:30 hours (DST start)UTC+11h
2004Sun, Mar 28 at 2:00 amLHDTLHST-0:30 hours (DST end)UTC+10:30h
 Sun, Oct 31 at 2:00 amLHSTLHDT+0:30 hours (DST start)UTC+11h
2005Sun, Mar 27 at 2:00 amLHDTLHST-0:30 hours (DST end)UTC+10:30h
 Sun, Oct 30 at 2:00 amLHSTLHDT+0:30 hours (DST start)UTC+11h
2006Sun, Apr 2 at 2:00 amLHDTLHST-0:30 hours (DST end)UTC+10:30h
 Sun, Oct 29 at 2:00 amLHSTLHDT+0:30 hours (DST start)UTC+11h
2007Sun, Mar 25 at 2:00 amLHDTLHST-0:30 hours (DST end)UTC+10:30h
 Sun, Oct 28 at 2:00 amLHSTLHDT+0:30 hours (DST start)UTC+11h
2008Sun, Apr 6 at 2:00 amLHDTLHST-0:30 hours (DST end)UTC+10:30h
 Sun, Oct 5 at 2:00 amLHSTLHDT+0:30 hours (DST start)UTC+11h
2009Sun, Apr 5 at 2:00 amLHDTLHST-0:30 hours (DST end)UTC+10:30h
 Sun, Oct 4 at 2:00 amLHSTLHDT+0:30 hours (DST start)UTC+11h
* All times are local Lord Howe Island time.

Time Zone History - Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island's time was officially set to UTC+10:30 in the Standard Time Act of 1971 in NSW legislature. Sources indicate, however, that the island’s practice of maintaining a 30-minute difference with mainland New South Wales started as early as in 1904.

DST was introduced in 1971. Since the island is a part of NSW, its DST history is the same as the mainland state. Today, it is the NSW Standard Time Act 1987 that controls the time in NSW and Lord Howe Island.

30-minute offsets from UTC are not that common, but there are several in Australia.

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Saturday, September 21, 2019