What is daylight saving time?

Americans change their clocks twice a year for daylight saving time: in March, we lose an hour to have more daylight in the evenings, and in November, we gain an hour for more daylight in the mornings.

Is time change ending in Michigan?

Efforts to end clock changes were made in Congress, but the plan to make daylight saving time permanent didn't pass in the U.S. House, so it wasn't signed into law by President Biden.

Does the time change affect health?

Time changes twice a year harm Americans' health, causing issues like strokes, heart attacks, accidents, mood changes, and disrupting their biological clocks, with daylight saving time linked to more car accidents.

Why does daylight saving time matter?

Daylight saving time makes mornings start later and evenings last longer to match when people are active outside, aiming to save energy during warmer months.

What states don't participate in daylight saving time?

Only Arizona and Hawaii don't do daylight saving time in the U.S., and some territories like Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico also don't follow it.

Why doesn't Arizona and Hawaii participate in daylight saving time?

Hawaii doesn't follow daylight saving because it's near the equator, while Arizona tried it in 1967 but used more energy, and the Navajo Nation in Arizona still observes daylight saving.

When does daylight saving time end in 2024?

Clocks go back on Sunday, Nov. 3, the first Sunday of November, as daylight saving time ends.

When does daylight saving time begin in 2025?

Clocks move forward on Sunday, March 9, 2025, for daylight saving time.

Why it isn't 'savings'

It's "daylight saving time," not savings; many use the wrong term, and it should be lowercase.