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CET: Central European Time

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Central European Time

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When do clocks next change in Europe?

  • Daylight saving start: Sunday 26 March 2017  01:00 GMT. Clocks go forward one hour.
  • Daylight saving end: Sunday 29 October 2017  01:00 GMT.Clocks go back one hour.

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What time zone is CET: Central European Time in?

CET: Central European Time is in the Central European Time Zone . Central European Standard Time ( CET ) is 1 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+1 ).

EU Time Zone abbreviations: CET, MEZ

CET : Central European Time
MEZ: Mitteleuropäische Zeit (German / Deutsch )

Does CET: Central European Time observe Daylight Saving / Summer Time?

Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in CET: Central European Time, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour;  2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+2 ).

After the Summer months the time in CET: Central European Time is shifted back by 1 hour to Central European Time ( CET ) or ( GMT+1 )

EU Summer Time Zone abbreviations: CEST, CEDT, MESZ

CEST : Central European Summer Time
CEDT Central European Daylight Time (Alternate English)
MESZ Mitteleuropäische Sommerzeit (German / Deutsch )

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