Turkey
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Turkey

The best time to visit Turkey is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Turkey is 32°C in August and the lowest is 12°C in January. The water temperature is between 18°C and 30°C.

Turkey has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Turkey or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average South Turkey weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 12 13 16 19 23 28 31 32 29 24 19 14
Water temperature (°C) 19 18 19 20 23 27 30 30 29 27 24 21
Precipitation (mm) 144 56 41 20 19 5 1 1 10 38 36 87

Climate data from city: Antalya

Average Southwest Turkey weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 13 14 16 19 23 28 31 32 28 24 19 15
Water temperature (°C) 18 17 19 20 24 26 28 30 28 26 22 20
Precipitation (mm) 98 57 36 25 18 8 1 3 7 42 56 60

Climate data from city: Marmaris

Average West Turkey weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 14 15 16 18 22 26 29 29 26 23 19 15
Water temperature (°C) 18 17 19 20 24 26 28 30 28 26 22 20
Precipitation (mm) 139 62 44 21 11 6 0 0 8 48 62 84

Climate data from city: Bodrum

Average North Turkey weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 9 10 12 15 21 25 28 28 24 19 15 11
Water temperature (°C) 9 10 14 16 25 26 26 29 27 20 15 11
Precipitation (mm) 42 35 35 24 27 27 11 10 28 38 32 52

Climate data from city: Istanbul




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Turkey weather

The Turkey weather for will be 17° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The Turkey weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Ankara.

Turkey 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
17 may
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17°C
10°C
3.2 mm
60%
1 Bft
SSE
7
Wednesday
18 may
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23°C
8°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
SSW
10
Thursday
19 may
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18°C
6°C
5.2 mm
70%
2 Bft
SW
4
Friday
20 may
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17°C
2°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSW
10
Saturday
21 may
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22°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
SSW
10


Climate Turkey

Click on a region of Turkey to view the climate:

South Turkey (Antalya)

South Turkey has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for South Turkey is 22° degrees and there is about 458 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 250 days a year with an average humidity of 61% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 12 13 16 19 23 28 31 32 29 24 19 14
Night temp. (°C) 8 9 10 13 16 21 24 24 21 18 13 10
Water temp. (°C) 19 18 19 20 23 27 30 30 29 27 24 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 144 56 41 20 19 5 1 1 10 38 36 87
Days with rain 15 11 11 8 8 3 2 - 4 8 7 13
Dry days 16 17 20 22 23 27 29 31 26 23 23 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 9 9 12 12 12 10 10 10 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 3 4 4 5 6 7 7 7 6 5 4 3

Climate data from city: Antalya

Southwest Turkey (Marmaris)

Southwest Turkey has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for Southwest Turkey is 22° degrees and there is about 410 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 247 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 13 14 16 19 23 28 31 32 28 24 19 15
Night temp. (°C) 8 9 10 13 17 21 24 24 21 18 14 10
Water temp. (°C) 18 17 19 20 24 26 28 30 28 26 22 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 98 57 36 25 18 8 1 3 7 42 56 60
Days with rain 14 13 11 10 8 4 1 1 4 7 7 13
Dry days 17 15 20 20 23 26 30 30 26 24 23 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 9 9 11 12 11 10 10 10 8 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 3 2 3 3
UV-index 3 4 4 5 6 7 7 7 6 5 4 3

Climate data from city: Marmaris

West Turkey (Bodrum)

West Turkey has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for West Turkey is 21° degrees and there is about 485 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 267 days a year with an average humidity of 67% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 14 15 16 18 22 26 29 29 26 23 19 15
Night temp. (°C) 11 12 13 15 19 22 25 25 23 20 16 13
Water temp. (°C) 18 17 19 20 24 26 28 30 28 26 22 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 139 62 44 21 11 6 0 0 8 48 62 84
Days with rain 15 12 10 9 5 3 1 - 3 7 7 13
Dry days 16 16 21 21 26 27 30 31 27 24 23 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 9 9 11 12 11 10 10 10 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
UV-index 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 6 5 5 4

Climate data from city: Bodrum

North Turkey (Istanbul)

North Turkey has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for North Turkey is 18° degrees and there is about 363 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 202 days a year with an average humidity of 72% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 9 10 12 15 21 25 28 28 24 19 15 11
Night temp. (°C) 5 6 7 10 15 19 22 23 20 16 12 8
Water temp. (°C) 9 10 14 16 25 26 26 29 27 20 15 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 42 35 35 24 27 27 11 10 28 38 32 52
Days with rain 12 12 14 13 11 8 7 4 10 13 11 13
Days with snow 4 2 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 15 14 16 17 20 22 24 27 20 18 19 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 6 7 8 11 12 12 10 9 8 6 5
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 2 4 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 2

Climate data from city: Istanbul

Turkey weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Turkey?

Turkey lies in a straight line about 8,630 km from Philippines (Manila → Ankara).

How long is the flight to Turkey?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Turkey is approximately 12 hours.

What are the largest airports in Turkey?

These are the largest airports in Turkey:

  • Istanbul Airport – Istanbul
  • Sabiha Gökçen International Airport – Istanbul
  • Atatürk International Airport – Istanbul
  • Esenboğa International Airport – Ankara
  • Adnan Menderes International Airport – Izmir
  • Bursa Yenişehir Airport – Bursa
  • Adana Airport – Adana
  • Gaziantep International Airport – Gaziantep
  • Konya Airport – Konya
  • Antalya International Airport – Antalya

How many inhabitants are there in Turkey?

Turkey has approximately 80,810,525 inhabitants.

How big is Turkey?

The area of Turkey is around 780,580 km². It is 3x bigger than Philippines.

What is the capital of Turkey?

The capital of Turkey is Ankara.

What is the currency of Turkey?

In Turkey the Turkish lira (TRY) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 17 May 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.16 Turkish lira
  • 1 Turkish lira = 6.39 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 15.66 Turkish lira
  • 100 Turkish lira = 638.73 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Turkey?

The area code to call Turkey is +90.