Time change 2019: When will the time change and move from summer to winter!! When we turn the clocks back an hour…
OR wintertime "Coming" at 27 October, ie the last Sunday of the month. The morning of October 27, namely at 4 a.m., the clocks indicators will turn back one hour.
The next time change will be March 2020.
Time will change and October 2020
We may change and March 2021.
Υπενθυμίζουμε ότι η ολομέλεια του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου έχει αποφασίσει την abolition of the time change 2021.
According to the decision of Parliament, the time change should stop last Sunday in March 2021 for EU countries, who want to permanently maintain the summer time, while for Member - States wishing standard time, the change will take place on the last Sunday in October 2021.
How the time change introduced
It was the 1976, when in response to the oil crisis, decided in Europe the introduction of summer time to exploit sunlight for hours and save energy.
But now the habit of changing the clocks twice a year is very likely to stop.
The European Parliament adopted in February 2018 resolution in favor of the abolition of summer time, arguing that affects, than human health, agriculture, and road safety.
"If, Well, ever decide to remove the time shift, this should be done through the European Union in a coordinated and unified manner ", said Transport Commissioner Violeta Boulton, which attended the EP plenary in Strasbourg.
The French Green MEP Karima Deli, which is president of the EP Transport Committee, He noted that "the lack of sleep brought about by the time change causes problems on road safety. It is the cause of many accidents for the most vulnerable and mean pedestrians and cyclists ".
The resolution was adopted with 384 votes, 153 against, and 12 abstentions Currently EU countries are divided into three different zones:
- while Western Europe (Ireland, Portugal, United Kingdom),
- while in Central Europe (17 Countries) and
- while in Eastern Europe (Hellas, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Romania).