Summary

This article describes an update that makes daylight saving time (DST) and time zone changes in Windows for the Kingdom of Morocco. Before you install this update, see the Prerequisites section.

This update applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows 8.1

  • Windows RT 8.1

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

  • Windows 7 SP1

  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)

Changes by location

Morocco

On the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, the Kingdom of Morocco will observe the following daylight saving time (DST) changes:

  • Morocco will return to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) on Sunday, April 19, 2020, at 03:00.

  • After the month of Ramadan, clocks will be set forward one hour (to GMT+1) on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at 02:00.

Time zone key name

Display name

New DST end date

New DST start date

Morocco Standard Time

(UTC+01:00) Casablanca

April 19, 2020, at 03:00

May 31, 2020, at 02:00

Update information

The update that is described in this article makes changes in the DST settings for the Kingdom of Morocco.

For more information about how DST changes may affect other Microsoft products, go to the following Microsoft website:

General information about DST
 

For more information about how to configure DST settings in Windows, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

914387 How to configure daylight saving time for Microsoft Windows operating systems
 

Note When you apply this update, you may receive a message that resembles the following: 

Update cannot be installed as a newer or same time zone update has already been installed on the system.

This message indicates that either you have already applied the correct update or Windows Updates or Microsoft Update has automatically installed this update. No additional action is required to update the Windows operating system.

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