Current Time in Japan
Time Zones in Japan
Current Local Time in Japan
In , three weeks before the occupation ended, the Japanese government, which had been granted increased powers, abolished daylight savings time, and the Allied occupation authorities did not interfere. The US imposed this policy as part of the Allied occupation of Japan. Before the Meiji era — , each local region had its own timezone in which noon was when the sun was exactly at its zenith.
Time Zone Currently Being Used in Japan
In — occupied Japan observed daylight saving time DST from the first Sunday in May at to the second Saturday in September at , except that the spring-forward transition was the first Sunday in April. World map with the time zone highlighted. As modern transportation methods, such as trains, were adopted, this practice became a source of confusion. The US imposed this policy as part of the Allied occupation of Japan. Put a clock on your blog!