Springing forward, falling back: the history of time change

Daylight Saving Time – North America

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) this year (2012)?

Sunday 11 March 2012 2am local time – Sunday 4 November 2012

Daylight Saving Time Schedule USA 2007 – 2015

As prescribed in The Energy Policy Act of 2005

DST Rule
  • Starts: Second Sunday in March
  • Ends: First Sunday in November
  • Time: 2 am local time

Beginning in 2007, Daylight Saving Time was extended one month and the schedule for the states of the United States that adopt daylight saving time are:

2 a.m. on the Second Sunday in March to 2 a.m. on the First Sunday of November.

Year DST Begins 2 a.m. (Second Sunday in March) DST Ends 2 a.m. (First Sunday in November)
2007 11 March 2007 4 November 2007
2008 9 March 2008 2 November 2008
2009 8 March 2009 1 November 2009
2010 14 March 2010 7 November 2010
2011 13 March 2011 6 November 2011
2012 11 March 2012 4 November 2012
2013 10 March 2013 3 November 2013
2014 9 March 2014 2 November 2014
2015 8 March 2015 1 November 2015


So the moral of this story is set those clocks ahead one hour Sunday night so you will be on time to church, work or whatever you have planned on Sunday morning!  LOL! 

Until next time have a blessed week, Joe


About Jconowitch

I have spent 36 + years in Stevens County enjoying the many surrounding recreational areas while camping, canoeing, hiking and backpacking. I am married to my high school sweetheart with 2 children, 5 awesome grand kids. I have been actively involved working with many organizations to help children and adults throughout the area, as well as starting the Stevens County Scale Model club with a good friend. If you want to live and raise your family in a fantastic area or find a peaceful area to retire, this is among the best, and I am here to help you make your dreams a reality!
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