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summer time

[′səm·ər ′tīm]
(astronomy)
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This year BST - the start of which is laid down by the Summer Time Act of 1972 - begins on Sunday and ends on October 27.
Only seven Southern Hemisphere countries are going on summer time in the fall: Australia (parts); Brazil (parts); Chile; Namibia; New Zealand; Paraguay; and Uruguay; plus a scattering of Pacific Island states.
When the British government decided we were to have British Summer Time all year round as an experiment it was ghastly for many of us, particularly in Wales, the west of England and Scotland.
BRITISH Summer Time -the practise of putting the clocks forward by an hour in summer to make the most of the daylight hours, was introduced in Britain in 1916.
Q WHEN and why was Double Summer Time first introduced?
British Summer Time was introduced at the height of the First World War, May 21, 1916.
British Summer Time ends at 2am tomorrow, when clocks should be put back to 1am Greenwich Mean Time.
We probably see a couple a month during the summer time.
Eastern Daylight Time and Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 04:00 Central European Summer Time.
The time laws are as follows: after a two-year hiatus, Iran in 2008 resumed daylight saving time on Now Ruz for the first six months of the Persian year; the United States is on summer time from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.
THE arguments for retaining British Summer Time throughout the winter months are somewhat flawed.
WITH the UK entering its first week of British Summer Time, it has been suggested that moving the clocks forward by another hour to provide extra sunlight in the evening could bring in more than pounds 10 million of additional tourism income to North Wales every year.

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