Saturday, 31 October 2015

When Does Daylight Saving Time 2015 End? November Time Change Lets Us Fall Back Giving An Extra Hour To Sleep

When is Daylight saving time change end in my country? This chart tells you when to set your clocks back in the US, UK, Europe, Africa, Mexico and more countries   Wikimedia
Daylight saving time (DST) is a change in the time to get better use of the daylight in the fall. Since the days are shorter in the fall, the United States adopted the tradition of changing clocks in November so that the sun rises one hour later in the morning and sets one hour later in the evening.
Ancient civilizations were known to practice a similar process where they would adjust their daily schedules along with the sun. One example is the Roman water clocks that used different scales for different months of the year.
DST was first adopted by Germans to replace artificial lighting so they could save fuel for the war effort in Germany during World War I. Soon Britain and many countries from both sides, including the United States adopted as well. Many countries reverted back to standard time post-World War I, and it wasn't until the next World War that DST would make its return to many countries in order to save vital energy resources for the war.
Daylight saving time is now implemented in over seventy countries worldwide and affects over a billion people each year. Although many countries observe DST, the beginning and end dates are often different than the US. The European Union adopted the summer time period that was used in the United Kingdom for many years, which begins on the  last Sunday in March and ends on the last Sunday in October.
Below we’ve placed a video with more history about Daylight Savings Time beginning and end, along with the answers to some frequently asked questions regarding changing the clocks back.
Will my smartphone or cell phone automatically set my clock back for daylight saving time?
The Daylight Savings Time change in the UK took place last weekend, at which time several individuals were caught off guard because their cell phones neglected to set clocks back one hour automatically at the appropriate time.  As a result make sure that, when the Daylight Savings Time change happens, to double check that all your phones and clocks have been set back an hour on Sunday November 2, 2014. Most cell phones, however, should update without any problems as long as you have "update automatically" selected in you Time and Date settings.
When will Daylight Saving Time change begin again?
Sunday, March 8, 2015 Daylight Saving Time change will begin again at 2 am. At that time, people in the USA will adjust their clocks forward one hour.

5 Interesting Facts About Daylight Savings Time Change

1) "Daylight Saving Time" (singular), not "Daylight Savings Time" (plural) is the actual correct term, though most of us mistakenly say the plural form of the time change.
2) Daylight Saving Time changed in 2007 in the United States so that it now begins on the second Sunday in March and then the time change ends on the first Sunday in November.
3) Daylight Saving Time change was first conceived of by Benjamin Franklin in the late 18th century.
4) The UK joined the United States in observing Daylight Saving Time change in the early 20th Century, during World War I
5) Because there is no federal law concerning Daylight Saving Time, states are not required to observe it. Hawaii and most of Arizona do not follow DLS.

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