Daylight Saving Time Ends in Iran


You may have heard that Iran has stopped observing daylight saving time. This means that, as of September 21, 2022 Iran is now running on standard time year-round. The decision was made by the Iranian government in an effort to save energy and reduce costs. This change may cause some confusion for travelers and businesses operating in Iran, so be sure to take note of the new time schedule.

What Is Daylight Saving Time?

Daylight saving time is a system by which clocks are moved forward one hour during the summer months, in order to make better use of daylight hours.

It is used in many countries around the world, including the United States, Canada, and most of Europe. However, it is not used in all countries. Iran, for example, has stopped observing daylight saving time after reintroducing it in 2008. There are many opponents of daylight saving time, who argue that it is unnecessary and causes more problems than it solves. Supporters of daylight saving time argue that it saves energy and makes people healthier.

When Did Iran Start Observing Daylight Saving Time?

When did Iran start observing daylight saving time? In 1966, the Iranian government instituted daylight saving time in order to conserve energy. For the past 50 years, Iranians have been waking up an hour earlier during the summer months. Earlier this year, however, the Iranian parliament voted to end daylight saving time. The change will go effect today and Iranians will no longer have to adjust their clocks twice a year.

Why Has Iran Stopped Observing Daylight Saving Time?

There are a few reasons why Iran has stopped observing daylight saving time. One reason is that the practice causes a lot of confusion when reaching the country as it is in a special 3:30+ GMT timezone. Another reason is that the switch to daylight saving time often leads to an increase in energy consumption. This is because people have to spend more time turning on lights and appliances in the evening. Finally, some people believe that daylight saving time is not compatible with Islam, as it clashes with the Islamic belief in separating day and night.

How Does This Impact Iranians?

Well, for one, it means that people will have to start going to bed and waking up earlier. The government has already announced that the last day of daylight saving time will be on Friday, March 21st, and the clocks will be turned back an hour at midnight.

So far, there hasn’t been much reaction from the public. Most people seem to be indifferent about the change, but there are some who are unhappy with it. Some people are saying that it’s too difficult to adjust to the new time schedule, and others are saying that it’s a waste of time.

What Other Countries Don’t Observe Daylight Saving Time?

Did you know that not all countries observe daylight saving time? In fact, Iran is one of the countries that has decided to stop observing daylight saving time is Turkey next door. There are several reasons why countries might choose not to observe daylight saving time. For one, it can be costly and inefficient to change the clocks twice a year. Secondly, many people believe that it is not necessary to adjust the clocks in order to save energy. Finally, some people argue that changing the clocks can be dangerous, because it can lead to confusion and accidents.

Are There Any Benefits to Not Observing Daylight Saving Time?

Some people say that there are benefits to not observing daylight saving time. For example, some people believe that it could lead to less traffic accidents because people would be driving in the dark for shorter periods of time. Others argue that the energy savings are not significant enough to offset the costs of having two different times in the country. What do you think?


You have probably heard by now that Iran has stopped observing daylight saving time. This news has generated mixed reactions, with some people arguing that it will be more difficult for people in Iran to get along with the rest of the world, and others saying that it will be more efficient for the country.

What do you think? Do you think that Iran made the right decision in ditching daylight saving time?

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