Saturday November 17, 2018

Daylight Saving Time 2016


Clock tower Westminster, London.Clock tower Westminster, London. Photo by: Marlon Maya

Daylight Saving Time for the year 2016 starts on Sunday, March 13th and ends on Sunday, November 6th for the Northern Hemisphere* and starts on Sunday, October 2nd and ends on Sunday, April 3rd for Southern Hemisphere*.


Daylight saving time is the process of advancing our clocks one hour forward in Spring and back one hour in Autumn. As the old saying goes "Spring forward" and "Fall back" helps us remember how to change our clocks. This is done to allow for more hours of daylight thus more overall productivity and some claim it saves energy by populations using less light but others disagree. As of recent there is debate on the overall benefits vs. the drawbacks of DST.


More information on Daylight Saving Time.
(Details on Northern and Southern Hemisphere for Daylight Saving Time)

Daylight Saving Time
Name(s):Daylight Saving Time
Type:Seasons
When:Spring one hour forward, Fall one hour back

How many days to start Daylight Saving Time 2016?

Sunday, March 13th is the 72 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -8 months, -4 days until the start of Daylight Saving Time 2016 in Northern Hemisphere (*Denver, USA).


Sunday, October 2nd is the 275 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -1 month, -15 days until the start of Daylight Saving Time 2016 in Southern Hemisphere (*Sydney, Australia).

Daylight Saving Time by Year

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