Daylight Savings 2010
September 25, 2010 by staff
Daylight Savings 2010, Daylight Saving Time 2010 The Brazilian government approved an annual day calendar savings in 2008 that decreed that daylight saving time is observed at midnight (00:00) local time on the third Sunday in October, when clocks move forward one hour, until midnight (00:00) local time on the third Sunday in February, when clocks move back one hour. It is important to note that the DST was extended for another week until the fourth Sunday of February, when the DST end date falls on the Sunday of Carnival.
The southern, southeastern and central-western Brazil will be affected by the DST change. Daylight saving time affects the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Parana, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Esp?rito Santo, Minas Gerais, Goi?s, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Distrito Federal (Federal District). It is recorded that the application of DST in these areas last year registered a five percent reduction in energy demand DST is not conducted in the North and Northeast Brazilian states, including states north of the Federal District (Brasilia), Mato Grosso and Bahia. According to the National System Operator (ONS), research has shown that the application of DST in these areas is not recommended because the benefits expected small.
Daylight Saving Time begins each year at 2:00 am on the second Sunday of March, moving clocks ahead one hour. Standard Time begins each year at 02 a.m. the first Sunday in November, moving clocks one hour later reaction to the public thunderstorm Interior Minister Eli Yishai, the Shas religious party, said he would consider returning to summer time after the fast of Yom Kippur But officials quickly clarified that his ministry will not double the time of the switch, at least not this year.
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