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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.
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, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Ended
DST ended on Thursday, September 8, 2016, 12:00:00 midnight. However, clocks were not changed because Izmir switched time zones at the same time.
Daylight Saving Time in Other Years
DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
|Year||DST Start (Clock Forward)||DST End (Clock Backward)|
|* 2010||Sunday, March 28, 3:00 am||Sunday, October 31, 4:00 am|
|* 2011||Monday, March 28, 3:00 am||Sunday, October 30, 4:00 am|
|* 2012||Sunday, March 25, 3:00 am||Sunday, October 28, 4:00 am|
|* 2013||Sunday, March 31, 3:00 am||Sunday, October 27, 4:00 am|
|* 2014||Monday, March 31, 3:00 am||Sunday, October 26, 4:00 am|
|* 2015||Sunday, March 29, 3:00 am||Sunday, November 8, 4:00 am|
|* 2016||Sunday, March 27, 3:00 am||Thursday, September 8, 12:00 midnight|
|2017 — 2019||DST not observed|
|All times are local for Izmir. Current year is highlighted.|
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.
Data for the years before 1970 is not available for Izmir, however, we have earlier time zone history for Istanbul available.