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When does a new day actually start in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH)? Learn when your constructions and upgrades finish, as well as the resets for resources like ores and the money rock.

What Time Does a New Day Start?

The Day Officially Starts at 5 AM

The start of a new day officially begins at 5 AM.

Even if you wait for the clock to strike midnight, your facility constructions will not magically finish. Everything that will be finished "the next day" will be finished at 5 the next morning.

Daily Features Will Reset

If you finish all the daily activities like digging up fossils, digging up shiny ground, and hitting the money rock at 4:59 AM, all of those will reset at 5 AM.

Check out our guide on things to do every day, so you know how each day is worth playing!
Things to Do Every Day

At 5 AM, the new day starts after you enter or exit a building

The new day can start while you are playing the game; but even if the clock strikes 5, the day will not start until you enter or exit a building. This will be the time for the game to load up the content for the next day.

Tom Nook, or Isabelle (if you have an upgraded Resident Services) will then announce the daily broadcast, signalling the start of a new day.

The Island-Wide Broadcast Says the Date

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The daily island-wide broadcast signals the start of the new day, whether the clocks strikes at 5 AM or it is the first time you boot up the game for the day.

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3 Anonymous27 days

New day starts on your island when you get back to it, after 5am

2 Dont want to time travelabout 2 months

If you spent up to 5am on a different island, will you be triggering your next day too?

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