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Daylight Savings Time in Poland


learning 16 | 72  
10 Mar 2008 /  #1
Does Poland use DST? I was wondering, because some people I talk to from Poland were not available when I called them usually the same time I always call them.

I heard that most countries use it now, while before it was only in the US.
RJ_cdn - | 267  
10 Mar 2008 /  #2
Does Poland use DST?

yes.
krysia 23 | 3,058  
10 Mar 2008 /  #3
They use it but this year in the US we already changed it., which is usually done in April.
Eurola 4 | 1,909  
10 Mar 2008 /  #4
They did not change the time in Poland yet. I talked to my brother yesterday. It was only six hours difference and it is always seven.

Darn time change anyway, it does not "save" anything, but I love the longer daylight!
shopgirl 6 | 928  
10 Mar 2008 /  #5
It starts March 30 for Central Europe....

:)
OP learning 16 | 72  
10 Mar 2008 /  #6
That is probably why I couldn't meet my talking appointments. I enjoy the longer daylight, although it is kind of weird to still have light out at 8 in the evening. The only thing bad is the first day, when you lose an hour of sleep. Although if someone changes the clocks for you without you knowing, the loss has no effect.
shopgirl 6 | 928  
10 Mar 2008 /  #7
I'm lucky....I live in a state that doesn't change :)
OP learning 16 | 72  
10 Mar 2008 /  #8
Which state is that? It is one of the Midwest or Central ones right?
shopgirl 6 | 928  
10 Mar 2008 /  #9
Arizona....a very sunny place at all times of the year :)
polishgirltx  
10 Mar 2008 /  #10
i decided that i'm not gonna change my clocks.... so far so good...

lol
Krzysztof 2 | 973  
11 Mar 2008 /  #11
easy to remember:
the whole European Union switches to DST at 1.00 AM UTC (Greenwich time) on the last Sunday of March and back to "normal" time on the last Sunday of October, again at 1.00 AM UTC.

Poland has had DST for many years, but we used to switch back to CET (Central European Time, commonly called "czas zimowy" - winter time) on the last Sunday of September (before 1995) and sometimes even on a movable date (decreted by the government)
krysia 23 | 3,058  
29 Mar 2008 /  #12
Tonight's the night for Poland!
Daisy 3 | 1,225  
29 Mar 2008 /  #13
I lose an hour tonight :(

And they call it British summer time...it's pi$$ng down with rain and blowing a gale outside!

Wher's the frikkin Summer I'm losing an hour of my weekend for?
shopgirl 6 | 928  
29 Mar 2008 /  #14
Oh no! Not a repeat of last year I hope!

Daisy, do you have your boat ready?
Daisy 3 | 1,225  
29 Mar 2008 /  #15
Daisy, do you have your boat ready?

I'm saving up for a hovercraft

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