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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal>I just answered a question on Wiki Answers regarding how many weeks are in Daylight Saving Time. I don&#8217;t know if any of you ever figured this out, so I thought some of you might find this interesting.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Hank W. of Austin<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The duration of Daylight Saving Time (a.k.a. Summer Time) ranges from a low of 12 weeks in Fiji to a high of 34 weeks in North America and Chile (for reference, 3 months = 13 weeks, 6 months = 26 weeks, and 9 months = 39 weeks).... <br><br>34 weeks/year : <o:p></o:p></span></p><ul type=disc><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>United States<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Canada<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Cuba<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Haiti<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Bermuda<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Bahamas<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Turks &amp; Caicos<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>part of Greenland<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Saint-Pierre &amp; Miquelon<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>parts of Mexico<o:p></o:p></span></li></ul><p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><br>33 or 34 weeks/year : <o:p></o:p></span></p><ul type=disc><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Chile<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Easter Island<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>part of Antarctica<o:p></o:p></span></li></ul><p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><br>30 or 31 weeks/year in Israel <br><br>30 or 31 weeks/year : <o:p></o:p></span></p><ul type=disc><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Europe, except Russia, Belarus and part of Ukraine<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Azerbaijan<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Turkey<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Cyprus<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Jordan<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Lebanon<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Syria<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Namibia<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>most of Greenland<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Azores<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Canary Islands<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo3'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Madeira Islands<o:p></o:p></span></li></ul><p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><br>29 or 30 weeks/year in most of Mexico <br><br>27 or 28 weeks/year : <o:p></o:p></span></p><ul type=disc><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo4'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>New Zealand<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo4'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Chatham Islands<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo4'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Samoa<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo4'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>part of Antarctica<o:p></o:p></span></li></ul><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><br>26 weeks/year in Iran <br><br>26 or 27 weeks/year in Australia <br><br>25 to 31 weeks/year in Morocco and Western Sahara <br><br>25 or 26 weeks/year in the Palestinian Territories <br><br>24 or 25 weeks/year in Paraguay <br><br>22 or 23 weeks/year in Uruguay <br><br>17 to 22 weeks/year in Egypt <br><br>17 to 19 weeks/year in Brazil <br><br>12 or 13 weeks/year in Fiji</span><o:p></o:p></p></div></body></html>