Saturday, October 16, 2010

Daylight Savings Time starts on October 17th in Brazil

photo: Glauco Araújo/G1
It will be necessary to add one hour to the clock on October 17th 2010.
The Brazilian Daylight Savings Time (DST) on 2010 will begin on October 17th at 0h01am and ends on February 19th 2011 at 0am. The time is adjusted to achieve longer evening daylight, by setting the clocks an hour ahead of the standard time. Be aware about flight schedules and buses departing time.

The time changes is only applied to the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Parana, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Distrito Federal.

Last year, the period began on October 18th and ended on February 21st 2010. The Daylight Savings Time is current in Brazil since 1932.

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