Turkey Resorts

Turkey is the warm country in West Asia. It is washed by the Black, Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. Majority of its territory is covered by mountains, thus main feature of climate in Turkey is wide daily and seasonal ranges of weather conditions. Coastal areas are usually warmer and more humid while inland territories are cooler and drier.

Having coasts of three seas and mountains Turkey offers seaside activities of many kinds. There are resorts that will fit any demands of visitors. Also there are several ski resorts in eastern part of the country. And on top of it “the land of four empires” is fertile ground for educational tours.


Climate and Seasonality

Antalya

Antalya

Magnificent and cozy resort city is situated between the Mediterranean Sea and the Taurus Mountains. It is one of the youngest resorts in Turkey. It offers comfortable vacationing in picturesque place. Unique spirit of the city is formed by blended ancient and modern times and exciting scenery of steep coastal cliffs.

Climate in Antalya by Seasons

The city has gorgeous Mediterranean climate with warm and sunny weather. Annual amount of sunshine hours is close to 3000. The mountains are protecting the resort from northern winds. Spring brings significant warming from 18 °C (64 °F) to 25 °C (77 °F). Precipitation goes down too. Summer is hot and dry with 31 °C (88 °F) of average temperature in June and 34 °C (93 °F) in July and August.

September is basically fourth summer month with weather conditions similar to June. Through October and November temperature drops to 21 °C (70 °F). Cooling continues to January with its average of 15 °C (59 °F) and then starts to grow back. December and January are the rainiest months with amount of precipitation close to tropical resorts.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
10°C
51°F
11°C
52°F
13°C
55°F
16°C
61°F
20°C
69°F
25°C
76°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C
83°F
28°C
82°F
25°C
77°F
21°C
69°F
16°C
60°F
12°C
53°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
16°C
61°F
16°C
61°F
16°C
61°F
17°C
63°F
20°C
68°F
23°C
73°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
27°C
81°F
26°C
79°F
24°C
75°F
20°C
68°F
18°C
64°F
- - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Alanya

Alanya

Alanya is the small cozy town on rocky peninsula near footsteps of the Taurus Mountains. Original spirit of this town consists of neighborhood of old mountain fortresses, azure sea, pleasant weather and gardens of lemon and orange trees. Dinner in one of local fish restaurants is the best way to get familiar with this place.

Climate in Alanya by Seasons

The town shares warm Mediterranean climate of the rest of Turkish Riviera, but it is bit drier and cooler than Antalya. Average high temperature grows through spring, first shoulder season, from 18 °C (64 °F) to 25 °C (77 °F). With growth of temperature amount of rain reduces. Summer average highs are following from 29 °C (84 °F) in June to 32 °C (89 °F) in August.

September is as dry and warm as summer months, but during following two months temperature decreases to 21 °C (70 °F). Amount of rain grows towards December and then gradually goes down towards summer minimal amount. Winter average highs are between 18 °C (64 °F) in December and 16 °C (61 °F) in the rest of the season.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
12°C
53°F
12°C
53°F
14°C
57°F
16°C
61°F
20°C
68°F
24°C
75°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C
79°F
26°C
80°F
24°C
76°F
21°C
69°F
16°C
62°F
13°C
56°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
17°C
63°F
17°C
63°F
17°C
63°F
18°C
64°F
19°C
66°F
23°C
73°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
27°C
81°F
26°C
79°F
24°C
75°F
21°C
70°F
17°C
63°F
- -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Kemer

Kemer

In 43 km (27 mi.) from busy Antalya there is quieter place. Kemer was carefully designed and built too fit in local scenery. The location attracted people for long time. Ruins of two Ancient Greek towns are confirming this. Now wonder because touching beauty of the region is hard to describe with words.

Climate to Kemer by Seasons

Kemer has Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summer and mild and rainy winters. Weather there is hotter and drier comparing to previous two resorts of the Turkish Riviera. During spring average high temperature rises from 19 °C (66 °F) to 28 °C (82 °F) and amount of rain reduces by half. Summertime afternoons become hotter with every month of a season. Average temperature grows from 33 °C (91 °F) to 36 °C (97 °F) and frequently exceeds 40 °C (104 °F).There are only 5 rainy days through the season.

September is more of summer month with weather equal to June. Further progression of the season brings temperature down to 22 °C (71 °F) in November. Then temperature falls to 16 °C (61 °F) in December and 14 °C (57 °F) in January to start its growth in February. Also December is the rainiest month.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
11°C
52°F
11°C
52°F
13°C
55°F
16°C
61°F
20°C
69°F
25°C
77°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C
83°F
28°C
82°F
25°C
77°F
21°C
69°F
16°C
60°F
12°C
53°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
16°C
61°F
16°C
61°F
18°C
64°F
19°C
66°F
22°C
72°F
25°C
77°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
26°C
79°F
24°C
75°F
21°C
70°F
18°C
64°F
17°C
63°F
- -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach


Didim

Didim

On Turkish coasts of the Aegean Sea once was little fishermen village Didim. 55 km (34 mi.) of cleanest beaches of small pebble turned locality into rapidly developing resort. Now it has Blue Banner award and over 13000 rooms in 200 for accommodation. Range of available activities includes yachting, fishing, hunting and other kinds of seaside activities.

Climate in Didim by Seasons

Weather in Didim is similar to the rest of southern coast of Turkey. There is Mediterranean climate with long, hot and dry summer and mild and rainy winters. Spring time warming brings up average high temperature from 18 °C (64 °F) in March to 28 °C (82 °F) in May. Summer afternoons are much hotter with 33-36 °C (91 °F-97 °F) of average high temperature. Occasionally temperature rises to 40 °C (104 °F). There are only 5 days with some precipitation during the season.

In terms of weather September is the fourth summer month with 32 °C (89 °F) of average highs and not much of rain. October and November are rainier and cooler. In November during the day there is around 19 °C (66 °F). Winter is the coolest and the rainiest part of a year with 10-12 rainy days in each month and average high temperature of 14 °C (57 °F).

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
10°C
51°F
11°C
52°F
12°C
54°F
16°C
61°F
20°C
68°F
24°C
75°F
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
27°C
81°F
24°C
75°F
19°C
67°F
15°C
60°F
12°C
54°F
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t° - average; ⛹ - health; ⌘ - excursion

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
17°C
63°F
16°C
61°F
16°C
61°F
17°C
63°F
20°C
68°F
23°C
73°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
24°C
75°F
25°C
77°F
24°C
75°F
22°C
72°F
20°C
68°F
18°C
64°F
- -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Kuşadası

Kuşadası

There is the place where Ancient Greece still lives. Town Kuşadası on coast of the Aegean Sea is literally surrounded by remains of ancient civilization. Visitors are free to explore ruins, try local beaches or wander in Dilek National Park. There is even opportunity for those, who dreamed about party in actual pirate fortress.

Climate in Kuşadası by Seasons

Though Kuşadası is situated on coast of the Aegean Sea it has typical Mediterranean climate featuring hot and dry summers and mild and rainy winters. Spring warming causes progression of average high temperature from 17 °C (62 °F) to 27 °C (80 °F) between March and May. Summer days are just hot with 32-36 °C (89 °F-97 °F) of average high temperature. Also during summer there is almost no precipitation.

Judging by temperature September is the fourth summer month with 31 °C (88 °F), but amount of its monthly precipitation is more than half of whole summer rain. Next two months of autumn are even rainier and much cooler. In November there is 19 °C (66 °F) of average high temperature. Significant part of annual precipitation falls during winter. Temperature drops too reaching average high of 13 °C (55 °F).

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
9°C
48°F
10°C
50°F
11°C
53°F
15°C
59°F
19°C
66°F
23°C
73°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
25°C
76°F
22°C
71°F
18°C
64°F
14°C
57°F
11°C
52°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
15°C
59°F
15°C
59°F
15°C
59°F
17°C
63°F
20°C
68°F
23°C
75°F
- - - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
26°C
79°F
26°C
79°F
24°C
75°F
22°C
72°F
15°C
59°F
- - - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Side

Side Turkey

Side is region of fertile lands between the Taurus Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. There are long beaches that are able to satisfy most demanding tourists. The name of the region means “pomegranate”. It stresses fertility of land, so you can expect the most delicious fruits and food in general.

Climate in Side by Seasons

Another resort region on Mediterranean coast of Turkey and it has respective Mediterranean climate with related set of features of weather. Early spring is cool comparing to height of summer, but through the season average high temperature grows from 19 °C (66 °F) to 28 °C (82 °F) and precipitation reduces to almost nothing. In summer days become much warmer with average high of 34-38 °C (93-100 °F), but actual heat occasionally exceeds 40 °C (104 °F).

September is as warm and dry as June, so basically autumn begins in October. After two months of fast cooling temperature hits 21 °C (70 °F) in November. Winter afternoons have around 15 °C (59 °F) through whole season and amount of rain through those three months equals half of total annual amount of precipitation.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
11°C
52°F
11°C
52°F
13°C
55°F
16°C
61°F
20°C
68°F
24°C
75°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
27°C
81°F
25°C
77°F
21°C
69°F
16°C
60°F
13°C
55°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
17°C
63°F
18°C
64°F
19°C
66°F
20°C
68°F
23°C
75°F
26°C
79°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
26°C
79°F
24°C
75°F
22°C
72°F
19°C
66°F
18°C
64°F
- -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach


Çeşme

Çeşme

Above all mentioned in Turkey there is the place where you are able to wash off salty water of the Aegean Sea in a thermal spring. Some springs in Çeşme are connected to hotels, so you have no need to leave the building for recreation. And traditionally for coastal Turkey there is bunch of historic sights.

Climate in Çeşme by Seasons

The town is situated on western point of Turkeys’ territory and has pronounced Mediterranean climate. Hot, sunny and dry summers there are followed by cool and rainy winters. During frst shoulder season, spring, average high temperature grows from 16 °C (61 °F) in March to 26 °C (79 °F) in May. Range of summer temperatures is plain hot and it is between 32-35 °C (89 °F-95 °F). It rains only couple of times through whole season.

Summer continues in September with its 30 °C (86 °F) of average high temperature. Through next two months temperature drops significantly. Average high hits 18 °C in November and goes even lower in December. Through whole spring temperature during the day sits at 13 °C (55 °F). Almost half of annual amount of precipitation is in winter.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
10°C
49°F
10°C
50°F
12°C
53°F
15°C
59°F
19°C
66°F
23°C
74°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C
78°F
25°C
77°F
23°C
73°F
19°C
66°F
15°C
58°F
11°C
52°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
18°C
64°F
17°C
63°F
17°C
63°F
17°C
63°F
20°C
68°F
23°C
73°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
26°C
79°F
26°C
79°F
24°C
75°F
22°C
72°F
20°C
68°F
- -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Marmaris

Marmaris

Marmaris is the most beautiful town on south-western coasts of the country. It is situated on the peninsula and divides the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. Also it has all features of Turkish coastal resorts, such as, perfect beaches, ancient ruins of several ages and breathtaking scenery.

Climate to Marmaris by Seasons

The town has Mediterranean climate. Summers there are hot and dry and winters are cool and rainy while transitional seasons are characterized by significant changes of weather. Through spring temperature grows 17 °C (62 °F) to 26 °C (79 °F) and amount of rain reduces significantly. March is the last rain month. Afternoons in June are as warm as 31 °C (88 °F) nut in July and August heat reaches 34 °C (93 °F). Amount of rain through whole season is minor.

Weather of September makes it second June, but through next two months temperature drops to 20 °C (68 °F). Starting in October amount of rain gradually grows until peak in December. It rains every other day and through winter the town receives around half of its annual amount of precipitation. Average high temperature for whole winter is around 15 °C (59 °F).

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
11°C
51°F
11°C
53°F
13°C
56°F
16°C
61°F
20°C
69°F
25°C
77°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C
82°F
28°C
82°F
25°C
77°F
20°C
68°F
16°C
60°F
13°C
55°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
16°C
61°F
16°C
61°F
17°C
63°F
18°C
64°F
20°C
68°F
22°C
72°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
24°C
75°F
25°C
77°F
24°C
75°F
22°C
72°F
20°C
68°F
18°C
64°F
- - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Erzurum

Erzurum

Erzurum is the town in north-eastern part of the country. It lies on highland plateau at altitude of 1860 m (6100 ft.) above seas level. This is comfortable starting point for exploration of nearby ski resort, lake or landmarks of the town. There are baths, numerous mosques, unique bridges and some fortresses.

Climate in Erzurum by season

Unlike coastal resorts of Turkey Erzurum has temperate continental climate featuring cold and snowy winters followed by warm and dry summers. In March average high temperature is above freezing at around 3 °C (37 °F), but at night it falls to -7 °C (19 °F). May is much warmer with 17 °C (62 °F) at afternoon and around 4 °C (39 °F) at night, nevertheless probability of snow remains until early May. Through summer average high temperature rises from 22 °C (71 °F) in June to 27 °C (80 °F) in August, but nights are still pretty cool with 7-11 °C (44-52 °F).

Days in September are as warm as 23 °C (73 °F) and nights have around 6 °C (43 °F). Through October and November temperature drops to 7 °C (44 °F) during the day and -4 °C (25 °F) at night. Snow starts in late October. With onset of winter temperature goes below freezing. Averages are ranging from -1 °C (30 °F) to -4 °C (25 °F) at afternoon and between -11 °C (12 °F) and -15 °C (5 °F). Falling of temperature below -30 °C (-22 °F) is not uncommon too. Snow falls through whole season and significant amount of it accumulates.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-7°C
19°F
-6°C
22°F
-1°C
30°F
5°C
42°F
10°C
50°F
14°C
57°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
18°C
65°F
18°C
65°F
14°C
58°F
8°C
47°F
2°C
36°F
-4°C
25°F

t° - average; ⛷ - ski;  ⛹ - health

Uludağ

Uludağ

Another ski resort of Turkey is situated close to former capita of the Ottoman Empire. Mount Uludag provides in average 120 days of high-grade skiing per year. The resort itself is surrounded by forest. Main feature of Uludag is in elevators. Each hotel has its own elevator and price for using it is incorporated in a price of accommodation.

Climate in Uludağ by Seasons

The resort has moderate continental climate mostly because of elevation. Foothills of the mountain are warmer than actual location of the resort. March is the last month of skiing season with range of daily temperature between 5 °C (41 °F) and 0 °C (32 °F). There is some snow in April too, but it is too wet for comfortable skiing. By the end of the season days are as warm as 14 °C (57 °F). Through whole summer temperature grows to 20 °C (68 °F). Rains during the warmest season are moderate.

Between September and November average high temperature drops to 5 °C (41 °F) at afternoon and -1 °C (30 °F) at night. Snow starts in November or even early October, but actual skiing season begins in December. First of winter months has range of average temperatures between 0 °C (32 °F) and -6 °C (21 °F) and in January it drops to range between -4 °C (25 °F) and -10 °C (14 °F). In February warming begins again with growing of average high to 2 °C (35 °F).

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-4°C
25°F
-1°C
30°F
4°C
39°F
7°C
45°F
13°C
55°F
16°C
61°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
19°C
66°F
20°C
68°F
15°C
59°F
10°C
50°F
5°C
41°F
0°C
32°F

t° - average; ⛷ - ski;  ⛹ - health