SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 am on March 8, 2020.. If you do not move your clocks an hour ahead, you will be an hour late tomorrow. Day Light Savings is viewed as springing out of winter and into spring and summer.
Smart phones and most computers will update automatically. Authorities say it is also a good day to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.
Day Light Savings Time was first discussed in the United States by Benjamin Franklin. The Uniform Time Act of 1966 established uniform Daylight Savings Times throughout the different time zones. Day Light Savings time begins the second Sunday of March and ends the first Sunday of November. It is followed by most States in the United States. Daylight Savings has been enacted to help maximize day light hours and help energy efficiencies.
Daylight Savings time ends November 1, 2020.