In Germany, the time changes twice a year. The time change within CET (or winter time) to summer time takes place on the last Sunday in March and within summer time to CET (or winter time) on the last Sunday in October.
Time change 2022
- Sunday, October 30, 2022 : DST change from summer time to CET/winter time. The clock is set back big 02:00 at 03:00 on the night from Saturday to Sunday . So it the night is an hour longer. It gets light earlier in the soon, but it gets smear earlier in the evening .
- Sunday, March 26, 2023: time change from CET/winter daytime big summer daytime. The clock is put center from 2:00 a.m. To 3:00 a.m. On Saturday night . So it the night is an hour shorter . It is longer dark in the morning, but it is light longer in the evening .
Daylight saving daytime begins throughout Central Europe on the last Sunday in March at 2:00 a.m. Central European time.
The time change to winter time always takes place on the last Sunday in October at 3:00 a.m.
Time change background
Since the introduction of daylight saving time in 1980, there has been a debate about the sense and meaningless of this measure. In any case, energy cannot be saved by changing the time. According big the Federal Environment Agency, electric light is saved in the evenings during summertime, but parallel that is more heating in the mornings, especially in the indifferent months (March, April and October). All in everything, energy consumption is actually increasing.