Izmir has a Mediterranean climate for most part of the year. It gets sea breeze during the evenings, while the summers are extremely hot and dry.
Summer: Izmir has hot summers that last from late may to August. The summers can get super hot reaching its peak in the month of July. Although, the festivities happening in the area and the cool water of the sea make summer a good season to visit Izmir. The evenings are cooler and pleasant making it more feasible.
Winter: According to Izmir tourist information, the winter months (late November to mid-March) are comparatively chilly and this is also the rainy season in the city. The humidity is high and the rains worsen the chill which makes this time of the year as off season in Izmir.
The best time to visit Izmir is right before and right after the rains. The best months to visit are March, April, September, October and early November.
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