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Time Zone & Time changes

The timezone of Berlin, summer time and winter time in Berlin.

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Berlin is located in the Central European Timezone MEZ, in summer it is the Central European Summer Timezone MESZ. This timezone is valid everywhere in Germany and also in other European countries like France and Italy.

Time changes two times a year

In Germany and Berlin there is a summer time (daylight saving time) and a winter time. The difference between summer and winter time is one hour. The time changes are made at the last weekends in October and March.

Summer time in Berlin

Summer time starts each year on the last Sunday in March. At 2 a.m. clocks are put forward one hour to 3 a.m. The summer time ends at the last weekend in October.

Winter time in Berlin

Winter time starts each year on the last Sunday in October. Clocks are put back one hour, from 3 a.m. to 2 a.m.

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Last edited: 26 October 2021