Tonight, they set their clocks one hour ahead in most of the United States and Canada. That means we will be two hours apart from the East Coast, an hour off from Central Time, etc., etc.
This will last for the next three weeks, when Mexico follows Daylight Saving Time on April 3. Then expats will be back to the time difference we’re all accustomed to when calling home.
In 2022, Daylight Saving Time (or Savings Time as it’s often incorrectly called) in Mexico begins Sunday, April 3, and ends Oct. 30.
Not every state falls in line, especially when they have already aligned themselves with other economies. Quintana Roo is on a timetable with the Caribbean and Sonora synchronizes its clocks with neighboring Arizona, which also ignores DST.
And yes, the DST plunge means losing an hour when we “spring ahead” then reclaiming it when we “fall back.”