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Everything You Need to Know Before Turning Your Clocks Back for Daylight Saving Time


Winter is coming so prepare to change your clocks back an hour this Sunday, Nov. 4. The (editor's note: useless) practice dates back to the early 20th century. And other than knowing we all get an extra hour of weekend sleep and that it'll get dark super early, there are other things you might have wondered about the first Sunday in November.

Like, why do we have Daylight Saving Time? Will Daylight Saving Time ever be eliminated? And which states or countries even abide by it? For example, does Arizona have Daylight Saving Time, you might ask yourself.

Read on for answers to these questions and other fun facts.

First things first.

It's Daylight Saving Time not Daylight Savings Time. Glad we got that out of the way.