Best Time To Visit Istanbul

Best Time To Go To Istanbul

In general, the climate is the same as it remains in the rest of southern Europe during the summer months. It is hot and dry most of the time. From June to September the temperature is the highest and decreases gradually making January & February the coldest months. The best time to visit Istanbul, Turkey is in April when the weather is also littler moderate and is the season where in you can see the Tulips bloom. This gives a great view of the natural beauty of Istanbul.

  • Spring (April - June): The temperature starts rising up after the winters with the average high going upto 20°C where as in the night the temperatures are usually colder going to 15°C. Spring is considered to be the high season for Istanbul where in the entire hotel rooms are usually priced higher.
  • Autumn (September - October): The weather in Istanbul doesn’t vary much and it remains pleasant, though you can encounter slight rainfall.
  • Summer (June - August): Mid of June to August are quite hot. Comparatively nights are little colder. There is hardly any rainfall during the summers so it’s majorly a very dry season. At this time most of the local crowds are out for vacation so one looking out for a peaceful vacation can head over there in the summers.
  • Winter (November - February): Usually colder months with the temperature varying from 5-10°C. Rains, snow & storm are common in these months. Because of the winter the tourists footfalls are less and this is an off season so the hotel prices are relatively low which can be a good deal for a cheap accommodation in Istanbul.

Climate in Istanbul

Know weather for your travel dates:

18-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 18 Jan

10oC

5oC

Breezy in the afternoon.

Wind:3.94 m/s

Humidity:58%

Precipitation:0%

  • Fri 19 Jan
    14oC | 9oC

    Breezy starting in the afternoon and rain overnight.

  • Sat 20 Jan
    12oC | 9oC

    Rain in the morning and evening and breezy in the morning.

  • Sun 21 Jan
    10oC | 3oC

    Rain until evening and breezy starting in the afternoon.

  • Mon 22 Jan
    6oC | 2oC

    Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Tue 23 Jan
    6oC | 2oC

    Overcast throughout the day and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Wed 24 Jan
    7oC | 1oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Istanbul

Average Temperature in Istanbul by month

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  • 30o
  • 20o
  • 10o 0o
Jan

Average temperature: 4oC

Minimum temperature: 1oC

Maximum temperature: 7oC

Feb

Average temperature: 6oC

Minimum temperature: -2oC

Maximum temperature: 12oC

Mar

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 14oC

Apr

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 15oC

May

Average temperature: 15oC

Minimum temperature: 11oC

Maximum temperature: 21oC

Jun

Average temperature: 22oC

Minimum temperature: 18oC

Maximum temperature: 27oC

Jul

Average temperature: 27oC

Minimum temperature: 20oC

Maximum temperature: 34oC

Aug

Average temperature: 26oC

Minimum temperature: 22oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

Sep

Average temperature: 22oC

Minimum temperature: 14oC

Maximum temperature: 29oC

Oct

Average temperature: 15oC

Minimum temperature: 9oC

Maximum temperature: 19oC

Nov

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: 3oC

Maximum temperature: 15oC

Dec

Average temperature: 6oC

Minimum temperature: 0oC

Maximum temperature: 10oC

Highest temperature in Istanbul is recorded as 34oC in July.

Lowest temperature in Istanbul is recorded as -2oC in February.

Average Humidity in Istanbul by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Feb

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 70%

Mar

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 83%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Apr

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

May

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 79%

Jun

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Jul

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 48%

Maximum Humidity: 73%

Aug

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

Sep

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 65%

Oct

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Nov

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 72%

Dec

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 68%

Most humid month in Istanbul is March.

Least humid month in Istanbul is July.

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