Clocks advance to daylight saving time next morning

Change will allow "earning" an hour of light at the end of the day

The hands of the clock will be advanced one hour in the morning of this Sunday, the 26th, for legal summer time.

In mainland Portugal and in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, clocks must be advanced one hour when it is 1:00 am, changing to 2:00 am.

In the Autonomous Region of the Azores, the change will be made at 00:00, changing to 1:00.

The legal time will change again on the 29th of October, for the winter regime.

The current regime for changing the time is regulated by a directive (community law) of 2000, which provides that every year the clocks are advanced and set back one hour on the last Sunday of March and the last Sunday of October, marking the beginning and end of the day. end of summer time, recalls the Official Journal of the European Union.

The summer solstice takes place on the 21st of June at 14:58 pm.