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Time Change 2004 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 28

Forward 1 hour

Mar 28, 2004 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 28, 2004, 1:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 28, 2004, 2:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 28, 2004 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 31

Back 1 hour

Oct 31, 2004 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 31, 2004, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 31, 2004, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 31, 2004 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: 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2019

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).

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Daylight Saving Time Info

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.