Daylight Saving Time 2024 in the United States

Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the United States is a practical adjustment that lasts eight months. The time change starts on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November.

When Daylight Saving Time begins in the US, turn your clocks forward by one hour.

Daylight Saving Time is also called Spring Forward and Summer Time. 

When Daylight Saving Time ends, remember to turn your clocks back one hour.

Daylight Saving Time Ends is also known as Fall Back and Winter Time.


When does time change in 2024?

Daylight Saving Time 2024 begins at 2 a.m. on March 10 and ends at 2 a.m. on November 3.


United States Daylight Saving Timing

The dates of daylight saving time in the United States shortly are listed in the following table for the next four years:


DST Begins at 2 a.m.

DST Ends at 2 a.m.


March 10

November 3


March 9

November 2


March 8

November 1


March 14

November 7



How does the US time zones get impacted by Dailight Savings Time?

Practically the following US timezones follow Daylight Savings Time and a Standard time as follows. For more details, and to see the exact time for each timezone, click on the interested timezone.

Time Zone

Standard Time

Daylight Saving Time


EST (UTC−05:00)

EDT (UTC−04:00)


CST (UTC−06:00)

CDT (UTC−05:00)


MST (UTC−07:00)

MDT (UTC−06:00)


PST (UTC−08:00)

PDT (UTC−07:00)


AKST (UTC−09:00)

AKDT (UTC−08:00)


HST (UTC−10:00)

HDT (UTC−09:00)
Aleutian Islands only 


Which parts of the US don’t follow DST?

It's important to note that not all areas in the US observe Daylight Saving Time. Specifically, Arizona, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa do not participate in this time adjustment, ensuring you are aware of the exceptions.


Who oversees Daylight Saving in the US?

The Department of Transportation oversees time zones across the country and ensures that areas that observe Daylight Saving Time start and end on the same day per the Uniform Time Act, a federal law that was enacted to establish a consistent time for the beginning and end of Daylight Saving Time in the United States.