Western European Summer Time

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File:Time zones of Europe.svg
Time zones of Europe in relation to UTC:
blue Western European Time (UTC+0)
Western European Summer Time (UTC+1)
light blue Western European Time (UTC+0)
red Central European Time (UTC+1)
Central European Summer Time (UTC+2)
yellow Eastern European Time (UTC+2)
Eastern European Summer Time (UTC+3)
orange Kaliningrad Time (UTC+3)
green Further-eastern European Time (UTC+3),
a.k.a. Moscow Time
Light colours indicate countries that do not observe summer time.

Western European Summer Time (WEST) is a summer daylight saving time scheme, 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. It is used in the following places:

Western European Summer Time is also known by other names:

  • British Summer Time (BST) in the United Kingdom.
  • Irish Standard Time (IST)[1] (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found. (ACÉ)[2]) in Ireland. This is sometimes called Irish Summer Time (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.).

The scheme runs from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October each year. At both the start and end of the schemes, clock changes take place at 01:00 UTC. During the winter, Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0) is used.

References

  1. "Standard Time Act, 1968".
  2. "AN TACHT UM AM CAIGHDEÁNACH, 1968".