Time change in Poland: October 27, 2019. The last time change in Poland will happen in 2021

Time change Poland

The change to summertime in Poland takes place on the last Sunday of March. Poland switches back to regular time on the last Sunday of October.

The last time change in Poland (and in other European Union countries) will happen in 2021.

The European Union lawmakers decided to end the twice-a-year (March and October) custom of time changes throughout the European Union, leaving member states the freedom to decide their standard time.

The national governments have yet to take a stance – countries that decide to be permanently on summertime would change their clocks for the final time in March 2021, countries that opt to be on wintertime would change their clocks for the final time in October 2021. Poland hasn’t yet determined it and has time until April 20, 2020 to make a decision.

  • October 27, 2019

On Sunday night, October 27, at 03:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to 02:00 am. This means that we will be able to sleep that day an hour longer. However, there are also disadvantages – it will get darker earlier.

  • March 29, 2020

On Sunday night, March 29, at 02:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to 03:00 am.

  • October 25, 2020

On Sunday night, October 25, at 03:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to 02:00 am.

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