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Daylight Saving Time Around the World 2012

Daylight saving time is often incorrectly referred to as “daylight savings time”. In some countries, it is also called “summer time”. When DST is not observed, it is called standard time, normal time or winter time.

This list displays a brief (but not complete) overview over which countries and territories that observed DST during 2012.

Current country/territory names, rather than historic country names are displayed, so the list could contain countries that did not exist at the time.

Detailed information is available for the first half of 2012 and the second half of 2012.

Daylight Saving Time statistics for 2012

Daylight Saving Time observance?CountExample
Countries and territories which do not observe DST at all169China
Countries and territories where at least one location observe DST80United States
–Countries and territories where all locations observe DST some part of the year71Iran
–Countries and territories where many, but not all locations observe DST part of the year9United States
–Countries and territories where at least one location observe DST all year1Macquarie Island

Daylight Saving Time for other years

Yearly overviewJanuary–JuneJuly–December
2010first half of 2010second half of 2010
2011first half of 2011second half of 2011
2012first half of 2012second half of 2012

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