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Time for daylight savings. Don't forget to set your clock one hour ahead.



Kathy, thanks for reminder Smile

bare_elf wrote:

Kathy, thanks for reminder Smile


Daylight saving time 2021 in the United Kingdom will begin at 01:00 on Sunday, 28 March and ends at 02:00 on Sunday, 31 October
All times are United Kingdom Time.

There are two states in the US who don't observe daylight saving time, Hawaii and Arizona as well as several territories. It's interesting that the Navajo population in Arizona does observe daylight saving time.

Arizona, daylight savings time was observed in 1967. However, an exemption statute was enacted the following year, and ever since 1968, this state has not observed daylight savings time. However, the Navajo Indian Reservation, located in the states of Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico, observes daylight savings time.

The state of Hawaii opted out of daylight savings time under the Uniform Time Act, so this state has never observed daylight savings. Due to Hawaii’s location, there are fewer variations between winter and summer daylight hours, so it makes sense to not have daylight savings time in this state.

Hawaii and Arizona are the only two states in the U.S. that do not observe daylight savings time. However, several overseas territories do not observe daylight savings time. Those territories include American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The United States officially adopted Daylight Saving Time (yes, not “Savings”) as part of the Uniform Time Act of 1966. Before that, states could come up with their own versions of the practice. In fact, Iowa once had 23 different pairs of start and end dates throughout the state. This new law brought much-needed order to the country’s clocks, but it didn’t require all states to comply. And so, two states eventually opted out: Hawaii and Arizona.

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Boy, am I embarrassed...I've been using the wrong term my whole life! Shock Saving, no s on the end. Who knew? Well, apparently plenty of people who aren't me, that's who.

That is what we call it. We'll be putting our clocks forward on 28th March.