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Clock Changes in Ankara, Turkey in 2016

Last change: 2016
Sep
8
DST end

Sep 8, 2016, 12:00 midnight

Start DST: Sunday, March 27, 2016
 1 hour forward

End DST: Thursday, September 8, 2016
 No time change due to simultaneous time zone change

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Mar 27

Forward 1 hour

Mar 27, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 27, 2016, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 27, 2016, 4:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 27, 2016 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.

More info:
DST Starts in Europe Sunday, March 27, 2016
Turkey Reintroduces Daylight Saving Time (Canceled)
Turkey Will Not Reintroduce DST Changes
Turkey Stays on Daylight Saving Time for Good
Europe Ready to Scrap DST

Sep 8

No change

Sep 8, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

DST ended on Thursday, September 8, 2016, 12:00:00 midnight. However, clocks were not changed because Ankara switched time zones at the same time.

More info:
Turkey Reintroduces Daylight Saving Time (Canceled)
Turkey Will Not Reintroduce DST Changes
Turkey Stays on Daylight Saving Time for Good
Europe Ready to Scrap DST

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Other years: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

Daylight Saving Time in Other Years

DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDST Start (Clock Forward)DST End (Clock Backward)
* 2010Sunday, March 28, 3:00 amSunday, October 31, 4:00 am
* 2011Monday, March 28, 3:00 amSunday, October 30, 4:00 am
* 2012Sunday, March 25, 3:00 amSunday, October 28, 4:00 am
* 2013Sunday, March 31, 3:00 amSunday, October 27, 4:00 am
* 2014Monday, March 31, 3:00 amSunday, October 26, 4:00 am
* 2015Sunday, March 29, 3:00 amSunday, November 8, 4:00 am
* 2016Sunday, March 27, 3:00 amThursday, September 8, 12:00 midnight
2017 — 2019DST not observed
All times are local for Ankara. Current year is highlighted.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Data for the years before 1970 is not available for Ankara, however, we have earlier time zone history for Istanbul available.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Ankara