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In the US, in connection with the onset of summer, time is shifting. Edition The Mirror answered the main questions that people have in connection with this process.
When is the clock converted in 2018?
The countdown for summer time begins on the second Sunday of March. In 2018, this will happen on Sunday, March 11.
The clock moves forward one hour from 2: 00 to 3: 00.
What is summer time?
In the USA and in many other countries, the transition to summer time began from the time of the First World War.
In the year 1918 in the USA, March 19 adopted the act of "saving daylight and providing standard time for the USA". Act set time zones and summertime (DST), which began on March 31 1918.
After the war, the DST act was canceled. In 1919, countries could make an independent decision whether to transfer time or not. Some states and cities continued to use it.
During World War II, President Roosevelt resumed the act.
In 2005, the clock translation policy took on a modern look. Since 2007, the DST has been established on the second Sunday of March and ends on 2: 00 on the first Sunday of November.
Which states do not use DST?
Most of Arizona and Hawaii do not use DST. The northern part of Arizona is the only part that uses DST.
DST also does not use Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
Which country first started applying DST?
Germany and Austria were the first countries to start daylight saving time in 1916.
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