Daylight Saving Time 2016 : Turn back clocks today for fall back

Published 7:37 am Sunday, November 6, 2016

Time won’t fly this weekend. In fact, it’ll actually hitch a ride back. Yes, the time changed today so make sure to check your clocks.

They have turned back — fall back — one hour.

Daylight saving time is ending and it’s back to standard time for most people in the United States. The annual fall ritual means turning back your clocks by one hour, and relishing 60 minutes of extra sleep this weekend.

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The change comes at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, and the shift moves one hour of daylight to the morning from the evening.

If you want to read more of the history on the time change and daylight saving time, like why we now have Halloween covered by the longer hours of daylight, read here.

Residents of Hawaii, most of Arizona and some U.S. territories don’t need to fiddle with their clocks because those places don’t observe daylight saving time.

For those of us who experienced a time change we have a free extra hour today: What a gift. Here’s a list of 10 things to do with your extra hour in case you want to be creative.

Daylight saving time returns at 2 a.m. local time on Sunday, March 12.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.