World clock

With this world clock you can find out exactly the time in the most important places in the world.

How to use it?

To find the desired city, you can forward it by pressing 'ctrl + f'. In time you see your column.

0GTM (Greenwich Mean Time)
-8San Francisco
-8Los Angeles
-6Mexico City
-6New Orleans
-5Washington DC
-5New York
-3Buenos Aires
-3Sao Paulo
-3Rio De Janeiro
+8Hong Kong

* DST = Daylight saving time

What is daylight saving time?

By daylight saving time is meant the period of time when the bells are set 60 minutes (one hour) in relation to the rest of the clock. In Norway, daylight saving time is set as normal time in the period between kl. 0200 last Sunday in March and at. 0300 last Sunday in October.

Quiet clock back or forth?

We make the appointment 1 hour in advance and 1 hour back in advance.

A common rule of thumb is that the clock is set against the summer: "In the spring, you have the summer in front of you, and the clock is to be displayed, if you have the summer behind and set back.

Another rule of rule for daylight saving time is to bring the gardens back and forth and restore them.

How long does summer time last?

Summer time in Norway lasts 31 weeks, totaling 217 days.

Who is using daylight saving time?

Most industrialized countries on the northernmost latitudes use the summertime deposits from March / April to October / November, while some countries in the southern hemisphere have daylight saving time in September / October to February-April.

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Why do we have daylight saving time?

Daylight saving time is a scheme that will take place all hours in an hour in relation to normal time. Several countries have implemented this to exploit the bright parts of the dung.

Countries that are located in the equator use rare summer time, as the length of the day does not vary greatly from the moment.

In Europe, only Iceland does not adjust the daylight saving time. In return, Iceland has a time zone that is one hour ahead of the natural, so it can be said that they are "summer time around". For Norway and most other countries in Europe, summer time lasts from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October. The exact time of the clock is set back and forth with a few hours between different countries.

Summer time was first proposed by Benjamin Franklin in an essay early as in 1784, but was not used in the first world war; Germany was first out in 1916, and then followed the United Kingdom. The idea was to make better use of the summer months with light an hour extra in the evening and reduce energy consumption. Energy saving has probably had less importance in the industrialized countries in recent times.

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