Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Daylight Saving Time is not observed in all countries, nor in all states and localities of the United States of America. In the USA where DST is observed, the time and day of change is 2:00 AM Sunday, and Daylight Saving Time:
- Starts / begins on the second Sunday of March. At 2:00 AM turn clocks and watches ahead to 3:00 AM.
- Ends / stops on the first Sunday of November. At 2:00 AM turn clocks and watches back to 1:00 AM.
Mnemonic: "Spring ahead, Fall back" or "Spring forward, Fall back".
List of Dates for DST (USA)
A list of start and end dates for Daylight Saving Time for calendar years 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 follows. This list answers the question: "When is Daylight Time?" For additional information, please see: U.S. Naval Observatory - Daylight Time and Wikipedia - Daylight Saving Time.
|Calendar Year||DST Starts/Begins||DST Stops/Ends|
|2009||March 8||November 1|
|2010||March 14||November 7|
|2011||March 13||November 6|
|2012||March 11||November 4|
|2013||March 10||November 3|
|2014||March 9||November 2|
|2015||March 8||November 1|
|2016||March 13||November 6|
~ Date of Daylight Time ~