Timezone and DST in Norway

Timezones are always computed by their difference to UTC, the "Universal Time Coordinated". In Norway there is only a single tonezone at UTC+1. For example, New York is currently at UTC-5 in Eastern Time, so the time difference between New York and Norway is 6 hours.

They have a nationwide clock change from standard time to daylight saving time, where the clocks are switched forward by one hour in summer.

The next clock change in Norway will be on March 26th, 2023 at 2:00 to daylight saving time. The clocks are then set one hour forward.

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Current time in all regions of Norway:
January 2023

Only 1 nationwide time zone

Standard time:Central European Time (CET)
Daylight saving time:Central European Summertime (CEST)

Norway has an east-west extension of 26.4 degrees of longitude. Given the country's location in Northern Europe, this corresponds to about 1300 kilometers. At this extension, from a purely geographical point of view, 2 time zones would be envisaged, since their optimal distance is 15 degrees of longitude. The position of the sun in the west of the country differs from that in the east by 106 minutes. This means the sun rises and sets 106 minutes later in the west than in the east.

The next clock changes in Norway

DateLocal timeChange
Oct 30, 20223:00 am-1 hour to standard time
Mar 26, 20232:00 am+1 hour to daylight saving time
Oct 29, 20233:00 am-1 hour to standard time
Mar 31, 20242:00 am+1 hour to daylight saving time
Oct 27, 20243:00 am-1 hour to standard time
Mar 30, 20252:00 am+1 hour to daylight saving time
Oct 26, 20253:00 am-1 hour to standard time
Mar 29, 20262:00 am+1 hour to daylight saving time
Oct 25, 20263:00 am-1 hour to standard time

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