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BST Dates: When is British Summer time in force?

BST dates in 2017

Historical dates 1950-2016

Daylight saving time dates in the UK

26 March 2017 GMT (02:00 BST) British Summer Time starts

30 October 2017 GMT (02:00 BST) British Summer Time ends

British Summer Time Dates (BST) since 1950

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

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