Sunrise and sunset in Turkey

Sunrise today: 8:00 h
Sunset today: 17:25 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 8:00. The early sunset at 17:25 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 December 14th., localtime in Turkey

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Diyarbakir07:25 am05:02 pm9:37 hours
Sanliurfa07:28 am05:09 pm9:41 hours
Gaziantep07:34 am05:15 pm9:42 hours
Samsun07:50 am05:07 pm9:17 hours
Kayseri07:46 am05:18 pm9:32 hours
Adana07:42 am05:24 pm9:42 hours
Mercin07:44 am05:27 pm9:43 hours
Çankaya08:00 am05:25 pm9:25 hours
Ankara08:00 am05:25 pm9:25 hours
Konya07:55 am05:33 pm9:37 hours
Antalya08:00 am05:42 pm9:42 hours
Eskisehir08:09 am05:35 pm9:26 hours
Umraniye08:18 am05:37 pm9:19 hours
Bursa08:16 am05:39 pm9:24 hours
Üsküdar08:19 am05:37 pm9:18 hours
Istanbul08:19 am05:37 pm9:19 hours
Esenler08:19 am05:38 pm9:18 hours
Bahçelievler08:19 am05:38 pm9:19 hours
Bagcilar08:19 am05:38 pm9:18 hours
Izmir08:18 am05:52 pm9:34 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)08:07 am03:54 pm7:47 hours
New York (USA)07:10 am04:30 pm9:20 hours
Sydney (Australia)05:36 am08:03 pm14:26 hours
Manila (Philippines)06:11 am05:29 pm11:19 hours
Moscow (Russia)08:49 am03:58 pm7:09 hours
Shanghai (China)06:42 am04:54 pm10:11 hours
Helsinki (Finland)09:14 am03:15 pm6:01 hours