British Summer Time (BST) Dates 1950-2019

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Yearly dates and exceptions (last column)

YearStartEndRule
1950Sun 16 April 02:00Sun 22 October 02:00
1951Sun 15 April 02:00Sun 21 October 02:00
1952Sun 20 April 02:00Sun 26 October 02:00
1953Sun 19 April 02:00Sun 04 October 02:00
1954Sun 11 April 02:00Sun 03 October 02:00
1955Sun 17 April 02:00Sun 02 October 02:00
1956Sun 22 April 02:00Sun 07 October 02:00
1957Sun 14 April 02:00Sun 06 October 02:00
1958Sun 20 April 02:00Sun 05 October 02:00
1959Sun 12 April 02:00Sun 04 October 02:00
1960Tue 19 April 02:00Sun 02 October 02:00
1961Sun 26 March 02:00Sun 29 October 02:00
1962Sun 25 March 02:00Sun 28 October 02:00
1963Sun 31 March 02:00Sun 27 October 02:00
1964Sun 22 March 02:00Sun 25 October 02:00
1965Sun 21 March 02:00Sun 24 October 02:00
1966Sun 20 March 02:00Sun 23 October 02:00
1967Sun 19 March 02:00Sun 29 October 02:00
1968Sun 18 February 01:00Tue 31 December 00:00BST all-year
1969Wed 01 January 00:00Wed 31 December 00:00
1970Thu 01 January 00:00Thu 31 December 00:00
1971Fri 01 January 00:00Sun 31 October 02:00BST all-year ends
1972Sun 19 March 02:00Sun 29 October 02:00
1973Sun 18 March 02:00Sun 28 October 02:00
1974Sun 17 March 02:00Sun 27 October 02:00
1975Sun 16 March 02:00Sun 26 October 02:00
1976Sun 21 March 02:00Sun 24 October 02:00
1977Sun 20 March 02:00Sun 23 October 02:00
1978Sun 19 March 02:00Sun 29 October 02:00
1979Sun 18 March 02:00Sun 28 October 02:00
1980Sun 16 March 02:00Sun 26 October 02:00
1981Sun 29 March 01:00Sun 25 October 01:00Moves in line with EU
1982Sun 28 March 01:00Sun 24 October 01:00
1983Sun 27 March 01:00Sun 23 October 01:00
1984Sun 25 March 01:00Sun 28 October 01:00
1985Sun 31 March 01:00Sun 27 October 01:00
1986Sun 30 March 01:00Sun 26 October 01:00
1987Sun 29 March 01:00Sun 25 October 01:00
1988Sun 27 March 01:00Sun 23 October 01:00
1989Sun 26 March 01:00Sun 29 October 01:00
1990Sun 25 March 01:00Sun 28 October 01:00
1991Sun 31 March 01:00Sun 27 October 01:00
1992Sun 29 March 01:00Sun 25 October 01:00
1993Sun 28 March 01:00Sun 24 October 01:00
1994Sun 27 March 01:00Sun 23 October 01:00
1995Sun 26 March 01:00Sun 22 October 01:00
1996Sun 31 March 01:00Sun 27 October 01:00
1997Sun 30 March 01:00Sun 26 October 01:00
1998Sun 29 March 01:00Sun 25 October 01:00
1999Sun 28 March 01:00Sun 31 October 01:00
2000Sun 26 March 01:00Sun 29 October 01:00
2001Sun 25 March 01:00Sun 28 October 01:00
2002Sun 31 March 01:00Sun 27 October 01:00
2003Sun 30 March 01:00Sun 26 October 01:00
2004Sun 28 March 01:00Sun 31 October 01:00
2005Sun 27 March 01:00Sun 30 October 01:00
2006Sun 26 March 01:00Sun 29 October 01:00
2007Sun 25 March 01:00Sun 28 October 01:00
2008Sun 30 March 01:00Sun 26 October 01:00
2009Sun 29 March 01:00Sun 25 October 01:00
2010Sun 28 March 01:00Sun 31 October 01:00
2011Sun 27 March 01:00Sun 30 October 01:00
2012Sun 25 March 01:00Sun 28 October 01:00
2013Sun 31 March 01:00Sun 27 October 01:00
2014Sun 30 March 01:00Sun 26 October 01:00
2015Sun 29 March 01:00Sun 25 October 01:00
2016Sun 27 March 01:00Sun 30 October 01:00
2017Sun 26 March 01:00Sun 29 October 01:00
2018Sun 25 March 01:00Sun 28 October 01:00
2019Sun 31 March 01:00Sun 27 October 01:00

References

  • More information on Daylight Saving can be found here
  • When is British Summer Time (BST) scheduled ?

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