Time in Hungary

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Hungary is in the Central European Time (CET) zone, which is one hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Hungary observes Daylight Saving Time (DST).

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Daylight saving time

Daylight saving time was introduced in Hungary first in 1916 and it was observed until 1919. After that DST was in use between 1941–1949 and 1954-1957. DST has been in use again since 1980. [1]

Notation

The 24-hour clock is used in formal or informal settings and the 12-hour clock is used largely in informal settings. The time format is "hh óra mm perc", but the numeric form hh.mm or hh:mm can also be used. Example:

IANA time zone database

The IANA time zone database contains one zone for Hungary in the file zone.tab, which is named Europe/Budapest. [2]

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References

  1. "@sztro.NET - horoszkóp, asztrológia - nyári időszámítás Magyarországon". Archived from the original on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2012-05-21.
  2. Europe (2020 edition) at the tz database. Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). Retrieved 20 May 2021.