Climate in Istanbul: when to go

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Annual average climate in Istanbul

We offer you the key elements of the climatic averages over the whole year in Istanbul:

  • Minimum annual temperature: 12°C
  • Average annual temperature: 16°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 19°C
  • Precipitation: 172 mm/month (with 25 rainy days/month)

Monthly climate normals

Min / Max Precipitation
January 3 ° / 9 ° 150mm / 25 days
february 4 ° / 10 ° -
March 5 ° / 13 ° -
April 9 ° / 17 ° -
may 13 ° / 22 ° -
June 18 ° / 27 ° -
July 21 ° / 31 ° -
August 21 ° / 29 ° -
September 17 ° / 25 ° -
October 13 ° / 20 ° -
November 9 ° / 16 ° -
December 5 ° / 10 ° 193mm / 24 days

The weather stats were generated from the values ​​coming from the ISTANBUL weather station. The latter is located in Turkey, 12 km from Istanbul and is located at an altitude of 33 meters.





The best time to go (or the worst)

Also, here are some additional indications that should allow you to choose the best time to go, or the periods to exclude.


Which are the hottest months in Istanbul?

In Istanbul, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
July (with 31°C), August (with 29°C), June (with 27°C), …

What are the coldest months?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Istanbul are:
January (with 6°C), february (with 7°C), December (with 8°C), …

Which are the driest months in Istanbul?

In Istanbul, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
December (with 24 rainy days/month), January (with 25 rainy days/month), …

What are the rainiest months?

The months with the most rainy days in Istanbul are:
January (with 25 rainy days/month), December (with 24 rainy days/month), …


What is the weather around?

Nearby cities with a similar climate

Cities around Istanbul may experience quite similar weather patterns:
Bağcılar (8 km from Istanbul), Üsküdar (5 km), Bahçelievler (8 km), Umraniye (15 km), Esenler (7 km), Sultangazi (12 km), Maltepe (19 km) , Ataşehir (14 km), Şişli (6 km), Sultanbeyli (28 km), ...

Around Istanbul

You might also be interested in these cities:
Bursa (à 91 km at Istanbul), Corlu (à 98 km), Balikesir (à 177 km), …

In Turkey

Check the climate forecasts for other major cities in Turkey:
Bursa (91 km from Istanbul), Gaziantep (850 km), Konya (463 km), Antalya (481 km), Diyarbakır (1026 km), Şanlıurfa (950 km), Erzurum (1049 km) , Kahramanmaraş (785 km), Van (1264 km), Denizli (360 km),

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