Jordan announced last year that, on December 20, 2013, it would no longer use the daylight saving time (DST) schedule that it observed in 2012 and 2013. Starting this year, the country returns to the schedule that it observed from 2006 to 2011. This update changes the DST start and end dates for Jordan.
More specifically, this update sets DST for Jordan "(UTC+02:00) Amman" for 2014 and beyond as follows:
Sets the DST start date for Jordan at 00:00:00.000 on the Friday that follows the last Thursday of March.
Sets the DST end date at 01:00:00.000 on the last Friday of October.
Time zone key name
Jordan Standard Time
Friday following the last Thursday of March at 00:00:00.000
Last Friday of October at 01:00:00.000
Brazil made a time zone change effective November 10, 2013 that restores the state of Acre (capital, Rio Branco) to S.A. Pacific Standard Time (UTC-05:00). In 2008, we removed "Rio Branco" from the display name of the S.A. Pacific Standard time zone after Brazil moved Acre to UTC-4:00.
More specifically, this update sets the display name of the S.A. Pacific Standard time zone to "(UTC-05:00) Bogota, Lima, Quito, Rio Branco."
Fiji announced that the country's DST schedule for this year ends at 02:00:00:000 on January 19.
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2904266 December 2013 cumulative time zone update for Windows operating systems
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