On Sunday, November 5, the time change will take place due to the arrival of winter in the United States. Find out the details of this event and how it happened.
Daylight Saving Time (DST) applies every year in the United States and 70 other countries, depending on which hemisphere the country is in. Changes are made due to the arrival of summer, when the clocks move forward one hour; and the coming of winter, when they return in an hour.
Daylight saving time and winter time apply uniformly throughout the United States, except for Arizona and Hawaii. The territories of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and the United States Virgin Islands also do not comply with the measure.
WHEN DOES WINTER APPLY IN THE UNITED STATES?
The time change will take place on Sunday, November 5 at 2:00 a.m., when clocks go back in most states of the United States, due to the time change due to the arrival of winter. . In this way, daylight saving time will be set aside and the clocks will have to be set back one hour, automatically or manually.
DO I NEED TO CHANGE THE TIME OR IS IT AUTOMATIC?
Although the winter season forces people to change the time on their clocks, there are several ways to do it:
- Analog watches: They have hands or hands and have a 12-hour format. In this case the person must manually change the time (set it back one hour).
- Digital clocks: They have a 24-hour format and mark the time automatically. Here people should press the buttons that mark the hours and update them on the evening of November 4.
- In cell phones and Smartwatches: In this case the time will show automatically without having to manipulate the watch.
The change of time in the United States or Daylight Saving Time (DST) was established by law since 1966 to benefit the planet, although in 1918 daylight saving time was implemented for the first time during the First War. World with the interest of increasing more hours of natural light to save energy resources, but it is not maintained continuously.
The change will be made on January 5 because that is the date on which the winter season begins in the US. By setting the clocks forward one hour in the warmer months, people can make better use of natural sunlight.
HOW LONG IS THE WINTER 2023 SCHEDULE?
The winter season runs from Sunday, November 5 to March 10, 2024.