The date that clocks are turned back for Daylight Savings Time changes each year. In 2018, the day to turn the clocks back is Nov. 4. The day to turn the clocks forward an hour is be March 11, 2018.
Daylight Savings Time started many years ago to give farmers the opportunity to make the most out of the daylight that was available to them. It was easier for them to tend their crops during the light of day, and, thus, changing the clocks forward an hour in springtime proved to be very beneficial. The hour to change clocks forward or back is 2:00 AM.