Articles About Daylight Saving Time (19)
Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Why do many countries set the clocks back and forth an hour twice a year?
History of DST
History of Daylight Savings Time (DST). Who invented it and in what year? What is the purpose of having a time change every year and when did Daylight Saving Time start?
Upcoming Daylight Saving Time Clock Changes
Overview over countries that will change their clocks to or from Daylight Saving Time (also referred to as Daylight Savings Time) during the coming 4 weeks or that have recently changed.
1 Hour Ahead or Back?
Which way do the clocks go? "Spring forward or fall back" is just one way to remember which way set the clocks for Daylight Saving Time (DST).
The Never Ending DST Debate
Daylight Saving Time (DST) has been used for more than 100 years. But do the pros really outweigh the cons?
GMT or BST in the UK?
The UK is not on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) all year. During Daylight Saving Time the correct time zone is British Summer Time (BST).
Time Zones in Indiana
In Indiana, USA, there are are two time zones: Central Time and Eastern Time. All counties set their clocks one hour to and from Daylight Saving Time (DST) twice a year. Indiana time zone map with local time in each county.
What Is Standard Time?
Standard time is also known as winter time or normal time in some countries.
Transition to DST
When Daylight Saving Time starts, we lose an hour. When it ends, we gain an hour. So what hour repeats? What time is it before & after? Explanation with DST example.
No DST in Most of Arizona
Most of the US state of Arizona does not use Daylight Saving Time (DST). The exception is the Navajo Nation.
DST in the United States
In most of the USA, Daylight Saving Time starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November—but there are exceptions.
Daylight Savings or Saving?
“Daylight Saving Time” is the correct term, but “Daylight Savings Time” with an “s” is at least as commonly used.
History of Daylight Saving Time in Europe
Daylight Saving Time (DST) was first adopted in Europe by Germany in 1916.
DST and Your Health
Daylight Saving Time (DST) messes with our body clock and can trigger underying health issues.
Summer Time or DST?
Summer time is often used to describe Daylight Saving Time (DST), especially the United Kingdom. Winter time instead of standard time is also a common variation.
Preliminary Dates for DST Switches
Daylight Savings Time (DST) dates may be altered on short notice in some countries.
Energy Policy Act of 2005
The Energy Policy Act of 2005 was signed into law on August 8, 2005, and changed DST in the US.
Winter Time Is the Same as Standard Time
Winter time is often used to describe the time of year when a country is not on Daylight Saving Time (DST). It is officially known as standard time.
The Sun is Setting on DST in the EU
The European Parliament wants to remove Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the European Union. What does that mean for the countries in Europe? And what about Brexit?