Daylight Saving Time Ends

Quick Facts

2017 Date:November 5, 2017
2018 Date:November 4, 2018

2017 Holidays & Dates

Daylight Saving Time Ends

Daylight Saving Time Ends History

The first Sunday in November marks the end of Daylight Savings Time in the US.  On this day, clocks are set back 1 hour, except for Hawaii and parts of Arizona which do not observe DST.

Daylight Saving Time Ends Facts

  • In 2017, DST ends at 2am on Sunday the 5th of November.
  • The dates for DST to begin and end were set forth by the US Congress in the Energy Act of 2005.
  • Arizona, Hawaii, and four US territories (Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands) do not observe Daylight Savings Time.
  • Research suggest that daylight savings time is related to a rise in heart attacks, while the end of daylight savings time saw a slight decrease the first three days after the time change.

Daylight Saving Time Ends Top Events and Things to Do

  • Replace the batteries on smoke and carbon dioxide detectors.
  • Put the emergency winter kit back in the vehicle.
  • Begin preparing for the coming holidays.
  • Make sure outdoor lights are in working order.
  • Put reflectors on bikes so that vehicles can more easily see you as it gets dark earlier.

Daylight Saving Time Ends References and Related Sites

Reuters: Heart attack risk shifted by daylight saving time

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