Past dates of daylight saving in NSW

Daylight saving was observed in NSW during World War I, during World War II and has been observed every year since 1971.

This page contains the dates that daylight was observed in NSW during these three periods.

Find out more about the history of daylight saving in NSW.

Daylight saving in NSW since 1971

Daylight saving in NSW since 1971
Daylight saving began Daylight saving ended
3 October 2021 3 April 2022
4 October 2020 4 April 2021
6 October 2019 5 April 2020
7 October 2018 7 April 2019
1 October 2017 1 April 2018
2 October 2016 2 April 2017
4 October 2015 3 April 2016
5 October 2014 5 April 2015
6 October 2013 6 April 2014
7 October 2012 7 April 2013
2 October 2011 1 April 2012
3 October 2010 3 April 2011
4 October 2009 4 April 2010
5 October 2008 5 April 2009
28 October 2007 6 April 2008
29 October 2006 25 March 2007
30 October 2005 2 April 2006
31 October 2004 27 March 2005
26 October 2003 28 March 2004
27 October 2002 30 March 2003
28 October 2001 31 March 2002
27 August 2000 25 March 2001
31 October 1999 26 March 2000
25 October 1998 28 March 1999
26 October 1997 29 March 1998
27 October 1996 30 March 1997
29 October 1995 31 March 1996
30 October 1994 5 March 1995
31 October 1993 6 March 1994
25 October 1992 7 March 1993
27 October 1991 1 March 1992
28 October 1990 3 March 1991
29 October 1989 4 March 1990
30 October 1988 19 March 1989
25 October 1987 20 March 1988
19 October 1986 15 March 1987
27 October 1985 16 March 1986
28 October 1984 3 March 1985
30 October 1983 4 March 1984
31 October 1982 6 March 1983
25 October 1981 4 April 1982
26 October 1980 1 March 1981
28 October 1979 2 March 1980
29 October 1978 4 March 1979
30 October 1977 5 March 1978
31 October 1976 6 March 1977
26 October 1975 7 March 1976
27 October 1974 2 March 1975
28 October 1973 3 March 1974
29 October 1972 4 March 1973
31 October 1971 27 February 1972

Daylight saving in NSW during WWII

Daylight saving in NSW during WWII
Daylight saving began Daylight saving ended
3 October 1943 26 March 1944
27 September 1942 28 March 1943
1 January 1942 29 March 1943

Daylight saving in NSW during WWI

Daylight saving in NSW during WWI
Daylight saving began Daylight saving ended
1 January 1917 25 March 1917
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11 Apr 2022

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