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British Summer Time is here: Temperatures to hit 21C as clocks go forward tonight
By Damien Gayle This weekend sees the switch to British Summer Time and, appropriately, it has been met with the first surprise heatwave of the year. Far from the usual case of it being summer time in name only, Britain will today bask in temperatures ...

British Summer Time starts today
The start of British Summer Time means having to put all your clocks forward by one hour today. Changing the clocks by an hour in the UK has taken place since 1916, when it was first suggested by William Willett, a London builder.

Britain basks as summer time begins
And yesterday's fine weather came on the eve of British Summer Time, with the clocks having gone forward an hour today. The flowers of the magnolia tree have symbolised late spring's warmer weather for centuries. The tree is one of nature's survivors, ...

Welcome to the start of British Summer Time
Any fog this morning will seem to linger for longer than yesterday due to the start of British Summer Time and clocks going forward an hour overnight. Today, Sunday, will feel warm once any mist and fog has lifted; always more cloud in the extreme east ...

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jenisawkward_ Happy British Summer Time ^-^

emmajayneboyd Glorious first Sunday of British summer time. Love.

quadreverb Procrastination is the thief of time, but British Summer Time should face charges for aiding and abetting. #BST

white_mollie RT @sickipediabot: British Summer Time. Or as I like to call it, 'correct time on the oven clock'

dazzzlebox GOODBYE Winter, HELLO British summer time, yeehaaar, we have sunshine, bye bye S A D

GARadford RT @sickipediabot: British Summer Time. Or as I like to call it, 'correct time on the oven clock'

mscorpsebooty RT @Queen_UK: British Summer Time means gin may be taken after 4pm and before 4pm, Pimms from noon and sweet sherry from 10am. #BST

ChristianMercer Give me my hour back. British summer time is a wanker

LibertyLndnGirl RT @bevir: It's not British Summer Time. It's Correct Oven Clock Time.

laumarieh RT @Queen_UK: British Summer Time means gin may be taken after 4pm and before 4pm, Pimms from noon and sweet sherry from 10am. #BST

ReadyRachel British summer time and British summer weather.. Just planted beans and tomatoes and herbs! Grow planties grow!!


Can I drive in CA legally at 17 with a British driving license? by Q: Hey guys im getting my British driving license pretty soon. During the summer time i spend a long time in CA and I was wondering if i could drive freely in CA with my British license. If so would there be any restrictions such as I am not allowed to carry passengers? Also would I need to purchase insurance so I can drive any car? thanks.

A: no you need a us temp license

How comes hasn't there been a British summer 2011? by Q: i just want a quick explanation telling me why its cold, i know why it rains allot, but why is it so cold, but the weather should be peaking 30degrees at times at this time of year but we're bearly seen 20

A: because our weather is just annoying... it was pouring down an hour ago now its stopped completely just like that.. we are just unlucky.. but it always gives us something to talk about on the plus side :)

I have a turkey with defrosting instructions saying a cool room for 48 hrs ? by mystichelper7 Q: My question is should I leave it out any longer just to be extra safe I plan to cook it Christmas morning at 9am British Summer Time

A: Just to be safe I would put the turkey in the refrigerator to defrost. You run the risk of salmonella poisoning by letting it defrost to room temperatue. If it is not fully defrosted on Christmas Morning I would put it in the sink and run cold water over it until you can pry its legs apart and take the giblets out that are usually packed inside. Then rinse the cavity and then you are ready to put the stuffing in.... I like mine with apple and sausage meat. roast for 20 minutes a pound at 325 degrees until done.

I am getting so confused.... I need help with time zones? by Q: Ok, Google is not helping at all here. It's just making me more confused. If it were say, 3 PM in CST, in the United States, then what time would it be in BST (Which, I'm assuming by Google, means British Summer Time?). I thought just say, using the online world clock would help, but I was not sure of whether cities like London or Birmingham were under the affect of this, or whether they were even in that time zone. 0.o If you couldn't tell, all of the European countries confuse me. xD

A: I have added a source for a world time zone map that should help to visualize the situation Time in the British Isles is 6 hours earlier than is the USA's Central Time Zone. If it's 3 PM in Chicago, or Kansas City or Dallas, then its 9 PM in London, Birmingham, Dublin or Glasgow. Be careful about "CST" and "BST." CST means that the Central Time Zone is NOT on daylight savings time. CST is Central Standard Time; Central Daylight Time is CDT. Most countries (US States) go to daylight savings at about the same time each year. The situation can be confusing in the case of Arizona which does not go to daylight savings. So when the rest of the USA adds an hour in the spring and subtracts an hour in the fall, Arizonians don't touch their clocks. What happens in that they go from Mountain Time Zone to the Pacific Time Zone. You could also say that when Denver, Cheyenne and Boise go to MDT, Arizona stays at MST. The map will help explain this.

time zone question/pottermore? by Q: what is BST (british summer time) compared to EDT (eastern daylight time)?? i'm doing 'pottermore' and for the next clue it's between 9am and 1pm BST.. so what time is that here in connecticut (EDT) ? sorry! but nevermind, i figured it out. :)

A: we do not have BST (british summer time) or connecticut (EDT) here in Australia where you asked this try asking in travel UK or USA

bst to est time conversion? by Q: 2 pm 10/29/11 british summer time to U.S. eastern standard time.

A: 8am Oct 28 2011 EST But the US is on DST then, so 9am EDT

Time Zone conversion? by Bill S Q: If it is 14:00 BST (british summer time) in the UK now what time would it be in US Central Time?

A: 8:00

BST to CST time conversion? by Q: -Can anyone tell me what 2.00 pm BST(British Summer Time) is when converted to CST(Central Standard Time)? -How many hours should I add/subtract from CST to get BST?

A: http://www.timezoneconverter.com/cgi-bin/tzc.tzc says BST is -6 hours to CDT, -7 hours to CST. You add hours to CST to get to BST, not subtract (areas farther east are ahead in clock time).

convert 1:30pm BST, to New Zealand time? by Q: on google, i searched for a time converter website, but it has country names, not BST. BST stands for British summer time, i think. please help, i want to know so i can tell when pottermore will start. thx

A: Auckland, New Zealand longitude 174 degree 45 min East BST longitude 0 degree. Difference in time= 175/15 = 11 1/2 hours Answer : New Zealand is 1.00 am the following morning (Ahead in time)

Time Zone Conversions Please? by Magic Chicken Q: Can anyone convert these times for me? Take into account that England is now in british summer time 3pm EST to London/England Time

A: British Summer Time is 6 hours ahead, so it is 9pm in London. As soon as the Eastern zone of the US goes on to daylight saving time the difference will be 5 hours.

What angle should the gnomon on a wall-mounted sundial be? by Vernon H Q: My wall faces due south so is ideal for a sun dial. As I want it mainly in summer I will have the the bottom hour as 1PM for British Summer time (sun due south). I live at 51 degrees but is that taken from the level horizontal an 51 degrees up for the gnomon angle, or 51 degrees down, or is it taken fron the upright vertical, again up or down?

A: To quote the website noted below... Wall mounted sundials require a south facing wall and will only be truly accurate if they have been specifically designed for the aspect they are used on. But to answer your question... I would assume that you would look at your watch and move the gnomon until it reads the same time.

part time summer jobs at sporting events? by Jamie A Q: I have a 17 year old son how would like to get part time summer jobs to make some money, however, he would like to work at large events like Wimbledon and the British grand prix? Is there a website or someone who can help me try and organise this? Thanks Please may you give me specific websites? Thanks

A: Respective sport federation, as well as venue manager, and placement agencies. with all the Best.

GMT. Does the hour change for winter and summer in other countries? by helen Q: I told everyone i worked with that when i lived in spain 20yrs ago the hour changed as it does in this country to A summertime time. Did it? Does it? Or im i just getting confused about it as i had to change the times i had to phone home to G.B. What about holland, do they have the hour change from british wintertime to british summer time? Bit confused please let me no if you no>

A: most of Europe changes; Iceland does not (last I knew). Most of the US and Canada change; parts do not (especially not in the southwest). Nations in the tropics generally don't - there's no reason to.

If it's 4pm in BST, what time is it in Bridgeport, Connecticut? by Q: If it's 4pm in BST, what time is it in Bridgeport, Connecticut? If it's 4pm in BST (British Summer Time), what time is it in Bridgeport, Connecticut? I think Connecticut is EST. Plz help :(

A: It would be noon in Connecticut. You are correct that Bridgeport is EST

What is 1:30PM BST in United States Eastern time? by Picture Imperfect. Q: BST is apparently British Summer Time. So what is 1:30PM BST in US Eastern time?

A: 8:30 am Are you trying to find the magic quill? :)

What is the time in normal british time (with daylight saving) if it is 9-11.00 est? by HF175 Q: So there is something on the internet that the start time is 9:00 and finishes at 11:00 EST but I am in the UK with the (summer daylight saving times) and I want to know what time it starts over here. Thanks guys. By the way it is 9pm - 11pm

A: If it's 9am est then it's 1pm there. The UK is four hours ahead of us. I listen to the BBC on the radio. I have a clock set to that time. Midnite here in Phila., Pa is 4 am there.

How many days on average does it rain in england in the summer? by Q: on average how many days does it rain in the british summer time ????

A: England has no season when the weather is predictably wonderful. On average there are 42 rainy days in England during the Summer (June, July, August). London, England avgs. 138.6 mm of rain during the Summer while further North at Carlisle they avg. 177.7 mm of rain during the Summer months.

What is the best time to go to Cancun in 2007? by Tom Z Q: Me and a group of friends are looking to go to Cancun next summer, as far as i can gather Spring Break is a busy time but too early in the year for me, does anyone know of the best time for us to go in British summer time...? June - August time ideally...

A: I live in Cancun, i could tel you but it`s depend what do you want to found or do in Cancun, if you are a group of young people the best time is spring break, but you said you cannot, so i should tell you the May-August time is very nice.

What is the layman term for the time zone right now in the UK? by okthen79 Q: Do people in the UK refer to the time zone as BST, like for example, would you say it is 11:00 AM BST or would you say it is 11:00 AM British Summer Time or 11:00 AM summer time? I am just curious how they refer to it? Also, when daylight savings time is not in effect, do people in the UK refer to the time zone as GMT? any help is appreciated Katie gave a good answer, the rest of you really need to read questions before you answer.

A: Like the others said. Sometimes we use BST, not British Summer Time. For example, in a few weeks, the clocks change again. So to distinguish times at 1am (ie TV programmes) they'll state whether it's GMT or BST

When does British Summer start? (2011)? by Q: When does British summer start? Because Google says it starts on June 21st, but my calender says "Sunday 27th March 2011 - British Summer time starts. Huh?

A: It depends on what you mean by summer. In the northern hemisphere the first day of summer is technically June 21.. But summer could also mean "summer vacation" which would be when ever school lets out.

British Summer time.? by Q: Why do our clocks go forward around the vernal equinox, but go back a month after the autuminal equinox. So, why do we not put the clocks forward in late Feb, 2 months after the shortest day. 4 moths of dark night is enough !!, why do we go for 5 months ? Cannot wait until the clock go forward and it stays light until 8pm

A: The same reason people still use imperial measurements like ounces and feet. We are very inconsistent.

What U.S. time is 1945 BST (British Summer Time)? by Raia Q: Does anybody know?

A: BST is GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) + 1 hour during the summer months. Now you want to know what the time is in the U.S. when it is 19:45 (7:45 PM) BST? There are four time zones in the contiguous U.S., so you need to be a tad more specific. In the Eastern States, it would be 2:45 PM EDT. Subtract one hour for each of the other three zones (CDT, MDT, PDT).

what is 12:00-14:00 BST(British Summer Time) in PST(Pacific Standard Time)? by Evan Q:

A: Take off 7 hours. If you comapre it to GMT then take off 8 hours. PST is behind the UK time. So you would be 5:00 and 7:00 in the morning.

What U.A.E time is 1945 BST (British Summer Time)? by abc Q:

A: 10:45 is it for the man utd vs. barcelona? GO MAN UTD.

What is 1:30 pm BST (british summer time) in PST (pasific standard time)? by Q: I live in Oregon...

A: 1:30 pm BST is 5:30 am PST. I cannot help but ask...Pottermore?

does the city of greenwich uk observe british summer time and move their clocks forward 1 hour? by lynnjaz Q:

A: Greenwich is not a city,its a district of London that houses the Greenwhich observatory.and yes it observes british summer time by moving its clocks forward one hour in spring and one hour back in autumn

Does Germany use British Summer Time? by B-93- Q: Here in England the clocks go forward an hour on the 28th March, i have a German friend staying with me and have been wondering if she will understand why we are changing all the clocks!!

A: Yes, Germany does also change the clock, on the same day and time indeed. So it will be normal for her. Germany is just one hour different from England, year round now. (Used to be different dates to change in the past.)

What U.S. time is 1945 BST (British Summer Time)? by Raia Q: ??? Thank you! Now my sister and dad know that the soccer thingy's about to start. Lol, she got so excited

A: 2:45pm Saturday (EDT) - Time in Washington D.C., US Chicago 1:45pm CDT Denver 12:45pm MDT Phoenix 11:45am MST Los Angeles 11:45am PDT Anchorage 10:45am AKDT Honolulu 8:45am HST

If it is 2pm in Eastern time USA what time is it summer time british? by D R Q:

A: Right now it's 8 am in New York and 1 pm in London. At 2 pm New York it will be 7 pm London.

What is 12 PM BST(British Summer Time) in PST(Pacific Standard Time)? by asdfaea a Q:

A: Nine hours ahead. Regular GMT is eight hours ahead of PST.

is British summer time your favourite day of the year? by Q:

A: No.

What day in 2008 does British Summer Time Begin? by Gaby Q:

A: It always begins at 01:00 GMT on the last Sunday in March - so 30 March 2008.

Does anyone know when British Summer Time begins? by june Q:

A: On Saturday/Sunday 29th - 30th March 2008.

i need help converting British summer time to usa eastern time? by Z- Q: plz answer these: 1.12:00 AM bst to eastern time 2.9:00 pm bst to eastern time 3. 2:00 am to eastern time

A: Britain is 5 hours ahead of USA Eastern time & 8 hours ahead of USA Pacific time so..... 1.) 12:00AM BST to USA Eastern time is 7:00PM. 2.) 9:00PM BST to USA Eastern time is 4:00PM 3.) 2:00AM BST to USA Eastern time is 9:00PM (the day before).

What is British Summer Time dor Central Time? by Q: Thank You

A: It's 6 hours later than Central Time, so 12 noon CDT is 6 p.m. BST - until the early morning of October 30th when BST ends and Britain goes on GMT, so 12 noon CDT is 5 p.m. GMT for a week or so, until Daylight Saving ends in North America, then 12 noon CST becomes 6 p.m. GMT.

why were the clocks advanced double bst (british summer time) in world war two? by Lisa pizza Q:

A: So people would work longer shifts, and not get off work in the dark.

When the clocks go back into British Summer Time...? by Rain Q: ...do mobiles change their time automatically or should we change the time? I need to get up for work at 6am in the morning, so that will now be 5am old time! But I'm worried my alarm will go off late.

A: It depends on your mobile. Some will change automatically and many others won't. It will be best to manually set your mobile the hour early and if it is automatic, then you wake up an hour early. It is best not to assume your mobile when automatically change your time, especially if you need to be at work by 6am.

If it is 5:00pm British Summer Time, what time is it Pacific Time and Eastern Time in USA? by Q:

A: 12 o'clock noon EDT 9 AM PDT j

Pacific Standard Time to British Summer Time? by Rebel With A Cause. Q: If something were to start at 4pm PST, what time would it be in the UK on BST?

A: All of the UK is ahead of PST by 8 hours, so if it were 4pm PST then it would be midnight BST. This link is good for finding the time anywhere in the world at the same time as where you are... http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

how did we end up with British summer time ,does anywere else have it? by lifes pawn Q: Who would have the power to get rid of it

A: Loads of countries do it - here's a list http://webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/g.html

why do we have british summer time? by antonykaruka Q: it is in britain we change the time one hour forward?

A: It goes back to the war effort and the conservation of energy. Most countries choose to have a "Daylight Savings Time" (as we call it here in the states). Since people alter their schedules so that the work is done while the sun is up (an hour's difference), less energy is used. This was initiated during, at least in the states, during the war.

Convert British Summer Time to Eastern Daylight Time? by Q: what time is it in Eastern Daylight Time at 3pm British Summer Time?

A: 9am for EST. Unless it is daylight savings time then it's 10am

When does BST (British Summer Time) daylight saving start in UK? by Captain Cage Q: When does it start this year? Can you please give the details?

A: Sunday, 25th March at 1:00 AM, the clocks will move forward one hour to 2:00 AM. BST will continue until 28th October, 2007.

What is 2pm-6pm Bst(british summer time) in Pacific time? by Cheerleader :) Q: I really need this for Pottermore!! I am horrible at converting times and that would be really helpful! Thanks!!

A: 6am - 10am PDT. Pacific time is -8 hours GMT, regardless of summer time or daylight saving time

What is the time difference between BST (British Summer Time) and Pacific Time Zone? by Q: I wanted to know what the difference is. For example, if it was 9:00 AM BST, what time would that be in Pacific Time Zone (specifically Los Angeles). THNX LedHead! :)

A: Dear mt: London is *8 hours Ahead of us, here in LA. If it is 9 am in London~ it is 1 am here in LA !

Is your baby in british summer time mode yet? by Faiths mummy & Grace on board! Q: My daughter is still going to sleep at 9pm its normally 7.30-8 o clock, she's got up shattered since the clocks went forward but still isn't in the swing of it yet!! Is your baby? My daughter is 13 months. How long do you think it will take?

A: heya hunii im quite happy with this actually, jack still went to bed at 7.30pm but didnt get up untill 9.30 (so 8.30 winter time) lol. but this morning i had to wake him up at 8am as i had to work. im dreading it when it goes the other way :(

What did we do first for British Summer Time? by GeeGee Q: When BST first started back in the early 1900's.. Did we put the clocks forward first, or did it start in October and they went back first?

A: The clocks must have gone forward first because British Summer Time(BST) is 1 hour ahead of Grenwich Mean Time (GMT). So BST is GMT+1. Britain was just on GMT before BST started. If time had gone back first we would alternate between GMT and GMT minus one (GMT -1). So the very fact that we in the UK alternate between GMT and GMT+1 means that we must have gone forward first.

WHAT is the POINT of British Summer Time? by Hitesh_M Q: Why do we have to change our clocks to an hours difference? Why not keep track of the original time of the Earths' rotation, by simply having all clocks and watches, especially Big Ben as well as satellites to go according to Atomic Time? I mean the Earth does not quickly rotate a degree in hour, clockwise/anti-clockwise, does it (I bet not)? So why is it necessary to increase an hour on our watches before summer, if we are going to change it back after summer.

A: Where I live, if there were no Summer Time, it would be broad daylight at 4 a.m. in June and July and dark by 8.30 p.m. Far better for it to become light at 5 a.m. and dark at 9.30 p.m. After all, for every person up and about at 4 a.m. there must be 100 people up and about at 8.30 p.m. Why not let the majority benefit from the extra daylight?

British Summer Time to Eastern Standard Time difference? by Q: what is the time difference between British Summer Time to Eastern Standard Time?

A: 5 hrs. between BST and EDST

What is the difference between British Summer Time and Pacific Standard Time? by Esmerelda1 Q: I need to know because I am watching the 12 in 12 finale of LG15 and it starts at 8am PST so i need to find out what time that is for me in British Summer Time. Please Help!! :)

A: I'm not sure what time it starts for you but its 5:30 am here PST so that means in 2 and a half hours or so the new one will post!! Yeah I'm lame and have been up all night in excitement for it.

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