Sunset Turkey

Sunrise and sunset in Turkey

Sunrise today: 6:59 h
Sunset today: 18:07 h
(Times for Ankara)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Turkey are influenced by the country's moderate northern position in the hemisphere. Not as extreme as in the United States, but still noticeable. The days in summer are long and in winter short. With up to approximately 15 hours the longest days are in Juni. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In Dezember a night in Ankara last almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Ankara rises at 6:59. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:07 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average length of daylight in Ankara

Average length of daylight in Ankara
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Turkey

Sunset TurkeyThe cities are ordered by their geographic position from east to west, so in an approximate direction of the sun course. Since the orbit of the sun is elliptical, sunrise or sunset never happen on a whole longitude at the same time. All data given for October 17th., localtime in Turkey

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Diyarbakir06:28 am05:40 pm11:12 h
Sanliurfa06:33 am05:46 pm11:14 h
Gaziantep06:38 am05:52 pm11:14 h
Samsun06:47 am05:52 pm11:05 h
Kayseri06:48 am05:58 pm11:10 h
Adana06:47 am06:00 pm11:14 h
Mercin06:49 am06:04 pm11:14 h
Çankaya06:59 am06:07 pm11:08 h
Ankara06:59 am06:07 pm11:08 h
Konya06:59 am06:11 pm11:12 h
Antalya07:05 am06:19 pm11:14 h
Eskisehir07:09 am06:17 pm11:08 h
Gebze07:14 am06:20 pm11:06 h
Denizli07:12 am06:25 pm11:12 h
Bursa07:15 am06:22 pm11:07 h
Üsküdar07:16 am06:22 pm11:06 h
Istanbul07:16 am06:22 pm11:06 h
Bahçelievler07:17 am06:22 pm11:06 h
Bagcilar07:17 am06:22 pm11:06 h
Izmir07:21 am06:32 pm11:11 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Ankara)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar08:06 am05:49 pm9:43 h
Februar07:39 am06:25 pm10:46 h
März06:58 am06:56 pm11:58 h
April06:09 am07:28 pm13:19 h
Mai05:31 am07:58 pm14:26 h
Juni05:17 am08:20 pm15:03 h
Juli05:31 am08:17 pm14:47 h
August05:59 am07:46 pm13:48 h
September06:28 am06:59 pm12:31 h
Oktober06:57 am06:10 pm11:13 h
November07:32 am05:34 pm10:02 h
Dezember08:01 am05:26 pm9:25 h

Where does the sun rise in Turkey?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Turkey is Semdinli in the region of Hakkâri. There, the sun rises at 6:10 am and sets at 5:23 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Gökçeada (Çanakkale) at 6:35 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:34 am06:09 pm10:35 h
New York (USA)07:07 am06:15 pm11:08 h
Sydney (Australia)06:09 am07:11 pm13:01 h
Manila (Philippines)05:46 am05:36 pm11:50 h
Moscow (Russia)07:03 am05:26 pm10:24 h
Shanghai (China)05:57 am05:21 pm11:25 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:03 am06:07 pm10:04 h