Daylight Savings Dates for 2017: March 12th 2017 (Spring Forward) and November 5th 2017 (Fall Back)
Daylight Savings Dates for 2018: March 11th 2018 (Spring Forward) and November 4th 2018 (Fall Back)
Daylight Savings Dates for 2019: March 10th 2019 (Spring Forward) and November 3rd 2019 (Fall Back)
Daylight Savings Dates for 2020: March 8th 2020 (Spring Forward) and November 1st 2020 (Fall Back)
Daylight Savings Dates for 2021: March 14th 2021 (Spring Forward) and November 7th 2021 (Fall Back)
Daylight Savings Dates for 2022: March 13th 2022 (Spring Forward) and November 6th 2022 (Fall Back)
Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. on the second Sunday of March Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on the first Sunday of November
Benjamin Franklin is credited with the concept of Daylight Saving Time. The basic idea is to make the best use of daylight hours by shifting the clock forward in the Spring and backward in the Fall. Daylight Saving Time has been in use throughout much of the United States, Canada and Europe since World War I. In 1966, President Lyndon Johnson signed an act into law whereby Daylight Saving Time begins on the last Sunday of April and ends on the last Sunday of October each year. However, any State can opt out of Daylight Saving Time by passing a State law.
Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time and neither does Arizona (although the Navajo Nation, in northeastern Arizona, does). For many years, most of Indiana did not observe Daylight Saving Time with the exception of 10 counties. Beginning in 2006, all of Indiana now observes Daylight Saving Time. However, the state remains divided in two time zones. Seventy-four counties (including state capital Indianapolis) are in the Eastern Time Zone. The 18 remaining counties are in the Central Time Zone.(see: Indiana Time Zones)..
Effective April 2, 2006 – all of Indiana observes daylight saving time. Effective April 2, 2006 – the eight Indiana counties of Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Martin, Perry, Pike, Pulaski and Starke moved from the Eastern to Central Time Zones. Effective March 11, 2007 – Pulaski County moved back to the Eastern Time Zone. Previously Pulaski County had moved from Eastern to Central Time effective April 2, 2006. The Federal Government has approved Pulaski’s request to return to the Eastern Time Zone. Effective November 4, 2007 – The five counties of Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Martin, and Pike moved from Central to Eastern Time effective when Daylight Saving Time ended. The Federal Government did not approve Perry County’s request to return to the Eastern Time Zone.
Note: This website lists official time zones as set by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation. Some communities and towns may choose not to observe these official times zones and this site does not reflect any such variances.
Daylight Savings Dates for 2024:
Daylight Savings Times
March 12th 2023 (Spring Forward) and November 5th 2023 (Fall Back)
Daylight Savings Dates for 2025:
March 8th 2026 (Spring Forward) and November 1st 2026 (Fall Back)
March 10th 2025 (Spring Forward) and November 3rd 2025 (Fall Back)