Sunset Turkey

Sunrise and sunset in Turkey

Sunrise today: 8:02 h
Sunset today: 17:58 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.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, can take it easy. Late by 8:02 the sun rises in Ankara. The early sunset at 17:58 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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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

The 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 January 22nd., localtime in Turkey

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Diyarbakir07:28 am05:33 pm10:05 h
Sanliurfa07:32 am05:41 pm10:09 h
Gaziantep07:37 am05:46 pm10:09 h
Samsun07:51 am05:41 pm9:49 h
Kayseri07:49 am05:50 pm10:02 h
Adana07:45 am05:55 pm10:09 h
Mercin07:48 am05:58 pm10:10 h
Çankaya08:02 am05:58 pm9:56 h
Ankara08:02 am05:58 pm9:56 h
Konya07:59 am06:04 pm10:06 h
Antalya08:04 am06:13 pm10:10 h
Eskisehir08:11 am06:08 pm9:57 h
Gebze08:18 am06:10 pm9:52 h
Denizli08:12 am06:18 pm10:06 h
Bursa08:18 am06:12 pm9:55 h
Üsküdar08:20 am06:11 pm9:51 h
Istanbul08:20 am06:11 pm9:51 h
Bahçelievler08:21 am06:11 pm9:51 h
Bagcilar08:21 am06:11 pm9:51 h
Izmir08:21 am06:24 pm10:03 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

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:59 am04:36 pm8:36 h
New York (USA)07:12 am05:03 pm9:51 h
Sydney (Australia)06:06 am08:07 pm14:01 h
Manila (Philippines)06:24 am05:51 pm11:28 h
Moscow (Russia)08:35 am04:46 pm8:11 h
Shanghai (China)06:49 am05:22 pm10:33 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:53 am04:10 pm7:17 h