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Time Change 2008 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 30

Forward 1 hour

Mar 30, 2008 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 30, 2008, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 30, 2008, 4:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 30, 2008 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
Europe Embarks on Daylight Saving Schedule 2008
Turkey Considers Daylight Saving All Year Round
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

Oct 26

Back 1 hour

Oct 26, 2008 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 26, 2008, 4:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 26, 2008, 3:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 26, 2008 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Europe’s 2008 Daylight Saving Schedule Ends
Turkey Considers Daylight Saving All Year Round
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

Other years: 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 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.