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Time Change 1998 in Turkey

Last change: 2016
Sep
8
DST end

Sep 8, 2016, 12:00 midnight

Country: Turkey
Long Name: Republic of Turkey
Abbreviations: TR, TUR
Capital: Ankara
Time Zones: 1
Dial Code: +90

Mar 29

Forward 1 hour

Mar 29, 1998 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 29, 1998, 1:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 29, 1998, 2:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 29, 1998 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

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

Oct 25

Back 1 hour

Oct 25, 1998 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 25, 1998, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 25, 1998, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 25, 1998 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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

Other years: 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2020

Currently No DST in Turkey

Turkey abolished DST in 2016. The country now observes Turkey Time (TRT) all year. TRT is 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Daylight Saving Time History in Turkey

Daylight Saving Time has been introduced, discontinued, and re-introduced quite a few times in Turkey. For details, please see Istanbul's DST history since 1800.