When does the time change in Mexico ? The transition to summer time is close and although it is done every year, it always generates doubts.
Summer Time 2022 starts on April 3, this is the day we officially go from one to the other.
It goes hand in hand with the change of season from winter to spring.
The change seeks to take advantage of natural light; During the summer, the days are longer and there is more light.
Is the clock fast or slow?
The clock advances one hour. On the contrary, during the fall and winter, the time is delayed.
Summer time is a measure that was implemented in Mexico in 1996, during the government of Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León.
Take into account that somehow, it is the feeling that you lost an hour.
Car accidents have been shown to increase during daylight savings time. Just as there is an increase in morbidity -active cases- of intestinal infections.
Other effects caused by the time change can be:
- Difficulty in concentration
- memory retention
- Mood swings that trigger depression and anxiety
States that do not change to daylight saving time
The states of Sonora and Quintana Roo do not have a time change, this is for reasons of economic and tourist exchange.
Daylight saving time will start on April 3rd and ends on Sunday October 30th.
Sonora shares time with Arizona, United States and maintains a close commercial and tourist relationship, for which they approved clocks.
In the case of Quintana Roo, it stopped entering these changes in 2015. Also with a tourist purpose.
Advantages of the change
It has been established for 25 years, and the time change brings advantages such as the following:
- There are more hours of natural light available, so the night comes later.
- There is more time for activities that require a lot of natural light.
- In tourist places it is very flattering, because more activities can be carried out.
- There is a drop in crimes such as robberies.
- There is an energy saving.
Know what are the reasons why the schedule in the border area is different from that of other states of the country
Summer schedule.Why in the border area does not change the scheduleCredits: Pixabay
By Velma Mayen
Posted in TRENDS on 4/1/2022 5:59 p.m.
Next Sunday, April 3, Summer Time begins in Mexico, that day at three in the morning you will have to advance your clock one hour, you can also do it before going to sleep so that when you wake up you can start your activities with the new schedule. This will end on October 30. Summer Time was implemented as of 1996, by means of a decree, with the aim of saving electricity and taking advantage of natural light, since at this time the days are longer.
Some states of the republic such as Quintana Roo and Sonora do not apply Summer Time and are governed by winter time throughout the year. Other states located on the border with the United States are also governed by a different schedule from that of Mexico and modify their schedule on a different date, these are Chihuahua, Nuevo León, Baja California, Coahuila and Tamaulipas, all of them began Summer Time at same time as the United States.
Daylight Saving Time: When the time changes at the border and why it is different from the rest of Mexico
Daylight Savings Time is about to start in most of the country, however, the states that are on the border with the United States changed their time on March 13 to tie their time slot with that of the neighboring country to the north. This schedule is different from the rest of Mexico due to the location of the states of Baja California, Chihuahua, Nuevo León, Coahuila and Tamaulipas, as well as all its municipalities.
This region of Mexico is governed by the time slot of the United States, so Summer Time does not apply to them in the same way as in the rest of Mexico, for them the time change was made on Sunday, March 13 and will end until Sunday, November 6. Other states such as Quintana Roo are governed by winter time to benefit tourism and be more competitive with other Caribbean regions.
Don’t miss the flight! When does daylight saving time change 2022; set the clock back or forward?
Daylight saving time is the action of advancing the clock one hour during the spring and summer season when the days are longer. This change is made to reduce the demand for electricity and the consumption of fuels used in its generation. Also, since it was established in 1996, it is sought that people carry out a greater number of activities and take advantage of sunlight with better safety conditions.
What happens to electronics during Daylight Savings Time
In the states located on the border the schedule is different. Photo: Pixabay.
In the case of smart devices such as cell phones, tablets, computers, televisions and other equipment that are connected to an internet network, these are updated automatically so your time zone will be modified according to the specific place where you are. find and there is no need to change the time manually. Just remember to do it with your watches or alarm clocks so you don’t arrive late for work or miss your flights or other commitments.