Central European Midsummer Time

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Central European Midsummer Time (CEMT) is one of the names of UTC+03:00 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. It was used as a double summer daylight saving time in several European countries during the 1940s.

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France[edit]

Some parts of France, but not Paris, observed Central European Midsummer Time in 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944 and 1945.

Germany[edit]

Central European Midsummer Time was used in occupied Germany from 11 May, 03:00 CEST to 29 June 1947, 03:00 CEMT.

According to GHEP,[1] Berlin and the Soviet Occupation Zone observed midsummer time from 24 May 1945, 02:00 CET to 24 September 1945, 03:00 CEMT. Midsummer time was equivalent to Moscow Time, which did not observe DST then.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Grimm, Hoffmann, Ebertin, Puettjer, Die Geographischen Positionen Europas, Ebertin-Verlag, Freiburg 1994 (GHEP)

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