Flag for Turkey Time Change 2013 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 31

Forward 1 hour

Mar 31, 2013 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 31, 2013, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 31, 2013, 4:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 31, 2013 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
March 31, 2013: Europe Starts Daylight Saving Time
Turkey Stays on Daylight Saving Time for Good

Oct 27

Back 1 hour

Oct 27, 2013 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 27, 2013, 4:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 27, 2013, 3:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 27, 2013 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Europe sets clocks back as DST ends on Sunday, October 27, 2013
Turkey Stays on Daylight Saving Time for Good

Other years: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

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.