Daylight Saving Time Ends History
The first Sunday in November marks the end of Daylight Savings Time in the US. On this day, clocks are set back 1 hour, except for Hawaii and parts of Arizona which do not observe DST.
Daylight Saving Time Ends Facts
- In 2016, DST falls on the 6th of November.
- The dates for DST to begin and end were set forth by the US Congress in the Energy Act of 2005.
- Arizona, Hawaii, and four US territories (Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands) do not observe Daylight Savings Time.
- Research suggest that daylight savings time is related to a rise in heart attacks, while the end of daylight savings time saw a slight decrease the first three days after the time change.
Daylight Saving Time Ends Top Events and Things to Do
- Replace the batteries on smoke and carbon dioxide detectors.
- Put the emergency winter kit back in the vehicle.
- Begin preparing for the coming holidays.
- Make sure outdoor lights are in working order.
- Put reflectors on bikes so that vehicles can more easily see you as it gets dark earlier.