Clocks go back an hour this weekend

PUBLISHED: 19:45 24 October 2014 | UPDATED: 19:45 24 October 2014

Clocks go back an hour to 1am on Sunday, October 26, 2014 as British Summer Times ends

Clocks go back an hour to 1am on Sunday, October 26, 2014 as British Summer Times ends

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Don't forget to put your clocks back an hour this weekend as British Summer Time (BST) ends.

When the clocks change

* In spring, the clocks go forward, losing an hour – at 1am GMT the UK moves to 2am BST.

* In autumn, the clocks fall back, giving an extra hour – at 2am BST the UK moves to 1am GMT.

When do the clocks change in 2014?

British Summer Time traditionally starts on the last Sunday in March and ends on the final Sunday in October.

Therefore, clocks will go back an hour from 2am to 1am on Sunday, October 26, when BST ends and the country reverts to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

An easy way to remember when the clocks change each year is that they spring forward in March and fall back in October.

And when do the clocks go forward and back in 2015?

The daylight saving time date for next year is March 29, and BST ends on October 25.

And in 2016 the clocks are scheduled to change on March 27 and October 30.

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