Flag for Turkey Time Change 2016 in Turkey

Last change: 2016
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 27

Forward 1 hour

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.

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

More info:
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

Sep 8

No change

Sep 8, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

DST ended on Thursday, September 8, 2016, 12:00:00 midnight. Clocks were not changed.

Other years: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 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).


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.