[AstroPy] Determining DST in Python?

Wayne Watson sierra_mtnview@sbcglobal....
Tue Dec 29 18:22:47 CST 2009


Yes, I've begun to prowl around in that murky library.  It has just a 
bit too much to 'easily' digest at the moment. I have used several of 
the functions.  I would  think that someone has faced this issue 
before.  For the moment, the best I can think of is hard coding 
dates-times for my time zone in each of the last 3 years. I think there 
really only four, 2 for the past year, and 2 for prior years. I really 
only need to worry about my particularly time zone, Calif.

Anne Archibald wrote:
> 2009/12/29 Wayne Watson <sierra_mtnview@sbcglobal.net>:
>   
>> I'm trying to adjust a years worth of date-time stamps to UTC, and would
>> like to determine where DST starts and finishes in years from about 2006
>> to 2009. Is there an "easy" way to do this?
>>     
>
> You can almost certainly do this with the standard library's datetime module:
> http://docs.python.org/library/datetime.html
>
> Anne
>
>   
>> --
>>           Wayne Watson (Watson Adventures, Prop., Nevada City, CA)
>>
>>             (121.015 Deg. W, 39.262 Deg. N) GMT-8 hr std. time)
>>              Obz Site:  39° 15' 7" N, 121° 2' 32" W, 2700 feet
>>
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           Wayne Watson (Watson Adventures, Prop., Nevada City, CA)

             (121.015 Deg. W, 39.262 Deg. N) GMT-8 hr std. time)
              Obz Site:  39° 15' 7" N, 121° 2' 32" W, 2700 feet  
                
              "We're leaving you with a world that runs like
               clockwork. And the clock it runs like is a cuckoo
               clock." -- Frank Oppenheimer, physicist
 
                    Web Page: <www.speckledwithstars.net/>



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