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*** 25,37 **** # This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of # 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson. # This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better, # go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to ! # tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for general use in the future). ! # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22): # # A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is # Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition), # San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (2003). # --- 25,37 ---- # This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of # 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson. # This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better, # go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to ! # tz@iana.org for general use in the future). ! # From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21): # # A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is # Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition), # San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (2003). #
*** 46,55 **** --- 46,59 ---- # # Another source occasionally used is Edward W. Whitman, World Time Differences, # Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which # I found in the UCLA library. # + # For data circa 1899, a common source is: + # Milne J. Civil time. Geogr J. 1899 Feb;13(2):173-94 + # <http://www.jstor.org/stable/1774359>. + # # A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is # Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997). # # I invented the abbreviations marked `*' in the following table; # the rest are from earlier versions of this file, or from other sources.
*** 300,312 **** Zone Asia/Brunei 7:39:40 - LMT 1926 Mar # Bandar Seri Begawan 7:30 - BNT 1933 8:00 - BNT # Burma / Myanmar # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] Zone Asia/Rangoon 6:24:40 - LMT 1880 # or Yangon ! 6:24:36 - RMT 1920 # Rangoon Mean Time? 6:30 - BURT 1942 May # Burma Time 9:00 - JST 1945 May 3 6:30 - MMT # Myanmar Time # Cambodia --- 304,319 ---- Zone Asia/Brunei 7:39:40 - LMT 1926 Mar # Bandar Seri Begawan 7:30 - BNT 1933 8:00 - BNT # Burma / Myanmar + + # Milne says 6:24:40 was the meridian of the time ball observatory at Rangoon. + # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] Zone Asia/Rangoon 6:24:40 - LMT 1880 # or Yangon ! 6:24:40 - RMT 1920 # Rangoon Mean Time? 6:30 - BURT 1942 May # Burma Time 9:00 - JST 1945 May 3 6:30 - MMT # Myanmar Time # Cambodia
*** 405,415 **** 9:00 - CHAT 1966 May 8:30 - CHAT 1980 May 8:00 PRC C%sT # Zhongyuan Time ("Central plain Time") # most of China ! Zone Asia/Shanghai 8:05:52 - LMT 1928 8:00 Shang C%sT 1949 8:00 PRC C%sT # Long-shu Time (probably due to Long and Shu being two names of that area) # Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Ningxia, Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Yunnan; # most of Gansu; west Inner Mongolia; west Qinghai; and the Guangdong --- 412,423 ---- 9:00 - CHAT 1966 May 8:30 - CHAT 1980 May 8:00 PRC C%sT # Zhongyuan Time ("Central plain Time") # most of China ! # Milne gives 8:05:56.7; round to nearest. ! Zone Asia/Shanghai 8:05:57 - LMT 1928 8:00 Shang C%sT 1949 8:00 PRC C%sT # Long-shu Time (probably due to Long and Shu being two names of that area) # Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Ningxia, Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Yunnan; # most of Gansu; west Inner Mongolia; west Qinghai; and the Guangdong
*** 502,511 **** --- 510,523 ---- 5:30 - KAST 1940 # Kashgar Time 5:00 - KAST 1980 May 8:00 PRC C%sT + # Hong Kong (Xianggang) + + # Milne gives 7:36:41.7; round this. + # From Lee Yiu Chung (2009-10-24): # I found there are some mistakes for the...DST rule for Hong # Kong. [According] to the DST record from Hong Kong Observatory (actually, # it is not [an] observatory, but the official meteorological agency of HK, # and also serves as the official timing agency), there are some missing
*** 568,578 **** # The page does not givw an end date for 1945. # The Japanese occupation of Hong Kong began on 1941-12-25. # The Japanese surrender of Hong Kong was signed 1945-09-15. # For lack of anything better, use start of those days as the transition times. - # Hong Kong (Xianggang) # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S Rule HK 1941 only - Apr 1 3:30 1:00 S Rule HK 1941 only - Sep 30 3:30 0 - Rule HK 1946 only - Apr 20 3:30 1:00 S Rule HK 1946 only - Dec 1 3:30 0 - --- 580,589 ----
*** 590,600 **** Rule HK 1965 1976 - Oct Sun>=16 3:30 0 - Rule HK 1973 only - Dec 30 3:30 1:00 S Rule HK 1979 only - May Sun>=8 3:30 1:00 S Rule HK 1979 only - Oct Sun>=16 3:30 0 - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] ! Zone Asia/Hong_Kong 7:36:36 - LMT 1904 Oct 30 8:00 HK HK%sT 1941 Dec 25 9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 15 8:00 HK HK%sT ############################################################################### --- 601,611 ---- Rule HK 1965 1976 - Oct Sun>=16 3:30 0 - Rule HK 1973 only - Dec 30 3:30 1:00 S Rule HK 1979 only - May Sun>=8 3:30 1:00 S Rule HK 1979 only - Oct Sun>=16 3:30 0 - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] ! Zone Asia/Hong_Kong 7:36:42 - LMT 1904 Oct 30 8:00 HK HK%sT 1941 Dec 25 9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 15 8:00 HK HK%sT ###############################################################################
*** 667,676 **** --- 678,690 ---- ############################################################################### # Cyprus + # + # Milne says the Eastern Telegraph Company used 2:14:00. Stick with LMT. + # # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S Rule Cyprus 1975 only - Apr 13 0:00 1:00 S Rule Cyprus 1975 only - Oct 12 0:00 0 - Rule Cyprus 1976 only - May 15 0:00 1:00 S Rule Cyprus 1976 only - Oct 11 0:00 0 -
*** 1220,1230 **** Rule Zion 2011 only - Oct 2 2:00 0 S Rule Zion 2012 only - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D Rule Zion 2012 only - Sep 23 2:00 0 S # From Ephraim Silverberg (2012-10-18): - # Yesterday, the Interior Ministry Committee, after more than a year # past, approved sending the proposed June 2011 changes to the Time # Decree Law back to the Knesset for second and third (final) votes # before the upcoming elections on Jan. 22, 2013. Hence, although the # changes are not yet law, they are expected to be so before February 2013. --- 1234,1243 ----
*** 1233,1242 **** --- 1246,1259 ---- # DST ends at 02:00 on the first Sunday after October 1, unless it occurs on the # second day of the Jewish Rosh Hashana holiday, in which case DST ends a day # later (i.e. at 02:00 the first Monday after October 2). # [Rosh Hashana holidays are factored in until 2100.] + # From Ephraim Silverberg (2012-11-05): + # The Knesset passed today (in second and final readings) the amendment to the + # Time Decree Law making the changes ... law. + # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S Rule Zion 2013 max - Mar Fri>=23 2:00 1:00 D Rule Zion 2013 2026 - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S Rule Zion 2027 only - Oct Mon>=3 2:00 0 S Rule Zion 2028 max - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S
*** 1822,1833 **** Zone Asia/Kathmandu 5:41:16 - LMT 1920 5:30 - IST 1986 5:45 - NPT # Nepal Time # Oman # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] ! Zone Asia/Muscat 3:54:20 - LMT 1920 4:00 - GST # Pakistan # From Rives McDow (2002-03-13): --- 1839,1853 ---- Zone Asia/Kathmandu 5:41:16 - LMT 1920 5:30 - IST 1986 5:45 - NPT # Nepal Time # Oman + + # Milne says 3:54:24 was the meridian of the Muscat Tidal Observatory. + # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] ! Zone Asia/Muscat 3:54:24 - LMT 1920 4:00 - GST # Pakistan # From Rives McDow (2002-03-13):
*** 2070,2081 **** # We don't yet need a separate entry for the West Bank, since # the only differences between it and Gaza that we know about # occurred before our cutoff date of 1970. # However, as we get more information, we may need to add entries # for parts of the West Bank as they transitioned from Israel's rules ! # to Palestine's rules. If you have more info about this, please ! # send it to tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for incorporation into future editions. # From IINS News Service - Israel - 1998-03-23 10:38:07 Israel time, # forwarded by Ephraim Silverberg: # # Despite the fact that Israel changed over to daylight savings time --- 2090,2100 ---- # We don't yet need a separate entry for the West Bank, since # the only differences between it and Gaza that we know about # occurred before our cutoff date of 1970. # However, as we get more information, we may need to add entries # for parts of the West Bank as they transitioned from Israel's rules ! # to Palestine's rules. # From IINS News Service - Israel - 1998-03-23 10:38:07 Israel time, # forwarded by Ephraim Silverberg: # # Despite the fact that Israel changed over to daylight savings time
*** 2293,2307 **** # Our brief summary: # <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/gaza-west-bank-dst-2012.html"> # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/gaza-west-bank-dst-2012.html # </a> ! # From Arthur David Olson (2012-03-27): ! # The timeanddate article for 2012 says that "the end date has not yet been ! # announced" and that "Last year, both...paused daylight saving time during... ! # Ramadan. It is not yet known [for] 2012." ! # For now, assume both switch back on the last Friday in September. XXX # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S Rule EgyptAsia 1957 1958 - Oct 1 0:00 0 - Rule EgyptAsia 1958 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 S --- 2312,2335 ---- # Our brief summary: # <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/gaza-west-bank-dst-2012.html"> # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/gaza-west-bank-dst-2012.html # </a> ! # From Steffen Thorsen (2013-03-26): ! # The following news sources tells that Palestine will "start daylight saving ! # time from midnight on Friday, March 29, 2013" (translated). ! # [These are in Arabic and are for Gaza and for Ramallah, respectively.] ! # http://www.samanews.com/index.php?act=Show&id=154120 ! # http://safa.ps/details/news/99844/%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%85-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%84%D9%87-%D8%A8%D8%AF%D8%A1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%88%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D9%8A%D9%81%D9%8A-29-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%8A.html ! ! # From Paul Eggert (2013-04-15): ! # For future dates, guess the last Thursday in March at 24:00 through ! # the first Friday on or after September 21 at 01:00. This is consistent with ! # the predictions in today's editions of the following URLs, ! # which are for Gaza and Hebron respectively: ! # http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/timezone.html?n=702 ! # http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/timezone.html?n=2364 # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S Rule EgyptAsia 1957 1958 - Oct 1 0:00 0 - Rule EgyptAsia 1958 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
*** 2311,2360 **** Rule Palestine 1999 2005 - Apr Fri>=15 0:00 1:00 S Rule Palestine 1999 2003 - Oct Fri>=15 0:00 0 - Rule Palestine 2004 only - Oct 1 1:00 0 - Rule Palestine 2005 only - Oct 4 2:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2006 2008 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S Rule Palestine 2006 only - Sep 22 0:00 0 - Rule Palestine 2007 only - Sep Thu>=8 2:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2008 only - Aug lastFri 0:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2009 only - Mar lastFri 0:00 1:00 S ! Rule Palestine 2009 only - Sep Fri>=1 2:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2010 only - Mar lastSat 0:01 1:00 S Rule Palestine 2010 only - Aug 11 0:00 0 - ! ! # From Arthur David Olson (2011-09-20): ! # 2011 transitions per http://www.timeanddate.com as of 2011-09-20. ! # From Paul Eggert (2012-10-12): ! # 2012 transitions per http://www.timeanddate.com as of 2012-10-12. # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct 2:00 Zion EET 1948 May 15 2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 5 2:00 Zion I%sT 1996 2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999 ! 2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Apr 2 12:01 ! 2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Aug 1 ! 2:00 - EET 2012 Mar 30 ! 2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 21 1:00 ! 2:00 - EET Zone Asia/Hebron 2:20:23 - LMT 1900 Oct 2:00 Zion EET 1948 May 15 2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 5 2:00 Zion I%sT 1996 2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999 ! 2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2008 Aug ! 2:00 1:00 EEST 2008 Sep ! 2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Apr 1 12:01 ! 2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Aug 1 ! 2:00 - EET 2011 Aug 30 ! 2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Sep 30 3:00 ! 2:00 - EET 2012 Mar 30 ! 2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 21 1:00 ! 2:00 - EET # Paracel Is # no information # Philippines --- 2339,2383 ---- Rule Palestine 1999 2005 - Apr Fri>=15 0:00 1:00 S Rule Palestine 1999 2003 - Oct Fri>=15 0:00 0 - Rule Palestine 2004 only - Oct 1 1:00 0 - Rule Palestine 2005 only - Oct 4 2:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2006 2007 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S Rule Palestine 2006 only - Sep 22 0:00 0 - Rule Palestine 2007 only - Sep Thu>=8 2:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2008 2009 - Mar lastFri 0:00 1:00 S ! Rule Palestine 2008 only - Sep 1 0:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2009 only - Sep Fri>=1 1:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2010 only - Mar 26 0:00 1:00 S Rule Palestine 2010 only - Aug 11 0:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2011 only - Apr 1 0:01 1:00 S ! Rule Palestine 2011 only - Aug 1 0:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2011 only - Aug 30 0:00 1:00 S ! Rule Palestine 2011 only - Sep 30 0:00 0 - ! Rule Palestine 2012 max - Mar lastThu 24:00 1:00 S ! Rule Palestine 2012 max - Sep Fri>=21 1:00 0 - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct 2:00 Zion EET 1948 May 15 2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 5 2:00 Zion I%sT 1996 2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999 ! 2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2008 Aug 29 0:00 ! 2:00 - EET 2008 Sep ! 2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2010 ! 2:00 - EET 2010 Mar 27 0:01 ! 2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Aug 1 ! 2:00 - EET 2012 ! 2:00 Palestine EE%sT Zone Asia/Hebron 2:20:23 - LMT 1900 Oct 2:00 Zion EET 1948 May 15 2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 5 2:00 Zion I%sT 1996 2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999 ! 2:00 Palestine EE%sT # Paracel Is # no information # Philippines
*** 2419,2428 **** --- 2442,2458 ---- # Spratly Is # no information # Sri Lanka + + # From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21): + # Milne says "Madras mean time use from May 1, 1898. Prior to this Colombo + # mean time, 5h. 4m. 21.9s. F., was used." But 5:04:21.9 differs considerably + # from Colombo's meridian 5:19:24, so for now ignore Milne and stick with + # Shanks and Pottenger. + # From Paul Eggert (1996-09-03): # "Sri Lanka advances clock by an hour to avoid blackout" # (www.virtual-pc.com/lankaweb/news/items/240596-2.html, 1996-05-24, # no longer available as of 1999-08-17) # reported ``the country's standard time will be put forward by one hour at
*** 2718,2727 **** --- 2748,2763 ---- 5:00 RussiaAsia UZ%sT 1992 5:00 - UZT # Vietnam + # From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21): + # Milne gives 7:16:56 for the meridian of Saigon in 1899, as being + # used in Lower Laos, Cambodia, and Annam. But this is quite a ways + # from Saigon's location. For now, ignore this and stick with Shanks + # and Pottenger. + # From Arthur David Olson (2008-03-18): # The English-language name of Vietnam's most populous city is "Ho Chi Min City"; # we use Ho_Chi_Minh below to avoid a name of more than 14 characters. # From Shanks & Pottenger:
*** 2731,2738 **** 7:00 - ICT 1912 May 8:00 - ICT 1931 May 7:00 - ICT # Yemen # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] ! Zone Asia/Aden 3:00:48 - LMT 1950 3:00 - AST --- 2767,2778 ---- 7:00 - ICT 1912 May 8:00 - ICT 1931 May 7:00 - ICT # Yemen + + # Milne says 2:59:54 was the meridian of the saluting battery at Aden, + # and that Yemen was at 1:55:56, the meridian of the Hagia Sophia. + # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] ! Zone Asia/Aden 2:59:54 - LMT 1950 3:00 - AST