Sunrise and sunset in Turkey

Sunrise today: 6:57 h
Sunset today: 18:11 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 6:57. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:11 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

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 October 15th., localtime in Turkey

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Diyarbakir06:25 am05:44 pm11:18 hours
Sanliurfa06:31 am05:50 pm11:19 hours
Gaziantep06:36 am05:56 pm11:20 hours
Samsun06:44 am05:56 pm11:12 hours
Kayseri06:45 am06:02 pm11:17 hours
Adana06:44 am06:04 pm11:20 hours
Mercin06:47 am06:07 pm11:20 hours
Çankaya06:57 am06:11 pm11:14 hours
Ankara06:57 am06:11 pm11:14 hours
Konya06:56 am06:14 pm11:18 hours
Antalya07:03 am06:22 pm11:20 hours
Eskisehir07:06 am06:21 pm11:15 hours
Umraniye07:13 am06:25 pm11:12 hours
Bursa07:12 am06:26 pm11:14 hours
Üsküdar07:13 am06:25 pm11:12 hours
Istanbul07:13 am06:26 pm11:12 hours
Esenler07:14 am06:26 pm11:12 hours
Bahçelievler07:14 am06:26 pm11:12 hours
Bagcilar07:14 am06:26 pm11:12 hours
Izmir07:18 am06:35 pm11:17 hours

Sunrise and sunset by month (Ankara)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar08:06 am05:48 pm9:42 hours
Februar07:40 am06:25 pm10:45 hours
März06:59 am06:56 pm11:57 hours
April06:09 am07:27 pm13:18 hours
Mai05:32 am07:57 pm14:25 hours
Juni05:17 am08:20 pm15:02 hours
Juli05:30 am08:18 pm14:47 hours
August05:58 am07:47 pm13:49 hours
September06:27 am06:59 pm12:32 hours
Oktober06:57 am06:11 pm11:14 hours
November07:31 am05:34 pm10:03 hours
Dezember08:01 am05:25 pm9:25 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:29 am06:14 pm10:45 hours
New York (USA)07:05 am06:17 pm11:12 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:13 am07:09 pm12:56 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:46 am05:37 pm11:52 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:57 am05:32 pm10:35 hours
Shanghai (China)05:55 am05:24 pm11:29 hours
Helsinki (Finland)07:57 am06:14 pm10:18 hours