UK Daylight Saving Time
British Summer Time (BST).
- Daylight Saving Time
Greenwich Meantime (GMT) is the basis point for BST British Summer Time. GMT is often refered
to as UTC (Coordinated Universal Time). In the UK, DST (Daylight Saving Time) is known as BST.
British Summer Time runs from the last Sunday in March until the last Sunday in October every year.
In the Republic of Ireland it is called Irish Summer Time (IST)
Calandar for Daylight Savings
2014 Sunday October 26th 01:00 GMT until Sunday March 29th 01:00 GMT
2015 - Sunday March 29th 01:00 GMT until Sunday October 25th 01:00 GMT
2016 Sunday October 25th 01:00 GMT until Sunday March 27th 01:00 GMT
British Summer Time runs between the last Sunday in March and the last
Sunday in October. In March the UK clocks move Forward by 1 hour
and in October they move Backwards or Fall by 1 hour.
The UK comprises of (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland).
Since 1996 all member states of the European Union change their clocks on the same
date at 1am GMT.
Daylight Saving Time, or British Summer Time in the UK, occurs at 1am GMT. DST or BST
first began in 1916 with a mandate from parliament.
Time in the UK:
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1)
The displayed time is NTP synchronised and is accurate to within 1 second.
UK Standard Time = GMT
UK Summer Time = BST (British Summer Time) = GMT +1