Change Your Clocks Overnight
When Daylight Saving Time begins on the second Sunday in March, turn clocks forward 1 hour to Daylight Saving Time (-5 GMT/UT) “Spring Forward”… Daylight begins later; Nightfall arrives later. The body feels like it loses an hour.
Set clocks forward at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, March 8, 2015. At 2:00 a.m. clocks are set to 3:00 a.m.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS/CHICAGO TIME ZONE
Arlington Heights, Illinois is in the Central Time Zone of the United States (CST -6, CDT -5). Daylight Savings Time is observed from the second Sunday in March at 2:00 a.m. until the first Sunday in November at 2:00 a.m. In Central Standard Time (CST), Arlington Heights is 6 hours behind the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). In Central Daylight Time (CDT), Arlington Heights is 5 hours behind the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
When Daylight Savings Time ends on the first Sunday in November, turn clocks back 1 hour to Central Standard Time (-6 GMT/UT) “Fall Back” … Daylight begins earlier; Nightfall arrives earlier. The body feels like it gains an hour.
The new Daylight Savings Time changes took effect March 11, 2007, Daylight Savings Time was extended another four to five weeks, from the former DST period ranging from the first Sunday of April to the last Sunday of October. The change was introduced by the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
This article is a modified recurrent post that first appeared on The Cardinal on Mar 13, 2010, and has been updated with a new article every March.
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