Precision Timing

Standard time and Daylight Saving Time in Central Europe

NOTE: From autumn 1996 the rule of changing from standard time to daylight time is changed. The new rule is valid for central Europe including the UK is:
Standard time    to  Daylight Saving       LAST SUNDAY OF MARCH
Daylight Saving  to  Standard time         LAST SUNDAY OF OCTOBER

The switching occurs at 01:00 UTC for central Europe (Stockholm Paris etc.)

Local time that is at 02:00 STD to DST and 03:00 DST to STD.
(STD = Standard time, DST = Daylight Saving Time or Summer Time.)

The date for switching is regulated by laws.

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© 1995 Erland Brännström, Precision Timing, SWEDEN.