Daylight Savings Time Around The Globe 2011
Linkedin

Daylight Savings Time Around The Globe 2011

New York City : NY : USA | Oct 30, 2011 at 6:24 PM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 
Daylight Savings Time Around The Globe 2011

Daylight Savings Time or DST is on the Monday after the time adjustment always a nightmare. Many clocks need to be adjusted and often they are adjusted in the wrong direction. In Europe Saturday night, or for some the early Sunday morning the clock went from 3:00am to 2:00 am finalizing the daylight savings time 2011.

However for the United States daylight savings time starts in the early morning of 6 November and will go from 2:00 am back to 1:00 am..

Why Daylight Savings Time

Daylight savings time – DST – was introduced in the early years of the last century to preserve energy and in our computerized world of today, this only makes even more sense. 2 hours in a year on billions of light bulbs makes the difference. Also road safety is an important element for DST as evening traffic around the globe commences in bright daylight rather then in dusk.

This shows that the whole world community benefits from daylight savings time - DST.

How To Remember Daylight Savings Time Adjustment

Thousands of people around the globe struggle every year with remembering if the clock needs to go forward or backward.

The easiest way to remember is that you want the “shortest summer”. Meaning that in spring the time goes forward and in fall the clock goes backward. Resulting in a summer which is two hours shorter.

Start Daylight Savings Time 2012

In the USA daylight savings time starts on the Sunday of the second weekend in March and ends on the first Sunday in November.

For 2012 the United states will implement daylight savings time on 11 March and finalize at 4 November.

In Europe in the night of 25 March the daylight savings time will start and 28 October will end the daylight savings time.

United States

Daylight Savings Time USA 2011

March 13 - November 6

Daylight Savings Time USA 2012

March 11 - November 4

Daylight Savings Time USA 2013

March 10 - November 3

Daylight Savings Time USA 2014

March 9 - November 2

Europe

Daylight Savings Time Europe 2011

March 27 - October 30

Daylight Savings Time Europe 2012

March 25 - October 28

Daylight Savings Time Europe 2013

March 31 - October 27

Daylight Savings Time Europe 2014

March 30 - October 26

Daylight Savings Time – DST – has shown its benefits the world over, not every nation is using this enhancement of energy savings and road safety yet. However year after year more countries come on board and start implementing the program to save the earth.

1 of 3
Next
Daylight savings time -; DST -; was introduced in the early years of the last century to preserve energy and in our computerized world of today, this only makes even more sense
Frank Amptmeijer is based in Los Angeles, California, United States of America, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 
  • Daylight Savings Time in North America Ends This Weekend

      International Business Times
    Text Size This year Daylight Saving Time ends for most people in the U.S. and Canada, at 2 a.m. next Sunday...If you're thinking this is a little late, then you may be used to falling back in October. That changed in 2009 when the Energy Policy Act...
  • Time to turn back the clocks

      Thousand Oaks Acorn
    Sun., Nov. 6, so be sure to follow the old adage Spring forward, fall back and set your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night. Remember, while the change to standard time will provide more light in the morning, the evening darkness...

Blogs

 >

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Most Commented Reports



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.