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Antalya, Turkey

The stunning vicinity of the old town port of Antalya, Turkey, set on the Mediterranean Sea overlooking the ever-scenic Taurus mountains
The stunning vicinity of the old town port of Antalya, Turkey, set on the Mediterranean Sea overlooking the ever-scenic Taurus mountains
Antalya is a lovely Turkish resort city that experiences a Mediterranean climate classified as Csa under the Köppen climatic classification. Characterized by hot, dry summers and wet rainy winters, it enjoys four distinct weather seasons divided equally throughout the year. Antalya is shielded from the northerly winds by the Taurus Mountains and has a generally high wind gust during the year.

Summer in Antalya runs from June through August and is the hottest and driest season with high temperatures ranging between 21°C (69.8°F) and 34°C (93.2°F). Rainfall during the summer is quite minimal, measuring an average of 5.1mm (0.2") and barely falling for one day the entire season. The high temperatures and hot sun all day long make summer's UV index as high as 7.1 creating a potential health hazard.

Between December and February, Antalya experiences winter characterized by low temperatures and extremely wet days. Rainfall is highest in winter, measuring as high as 274.3mm (10.8") on the rainiest days. The temperatures are mildly cold and rarely drop below the freezing point with the highest recording of 16°C (60.8°F) and the lowest of 5°C (41°F). The early mornings and nights get chilly due to cold winds experienced in the season.

Between March and May, the weather is generally pleasant, with mildly warm temperatures favorable for antagonists of both heat and cold. These months receive more tourists and visitors than other months since Antalya is beautiful with all the blooms making it look like a flower garden. This creates an excellent time for sightseeing and visits to Antalya's magnificent parks.

Autumn stretches from September to November, a period marked by a favorable humidity, average, and warm temperatures for a perfect transition from the heat of summer to the cool of winter. There are minimal rainfall and more heat from the sun, making a generally warm and moderately dry season.
Although Antalya is known for its lovely hotels and clear blue waters, the best time to visit is during spring. At this period, the crowds remain minimal since most tourists visit in summer. Accommodation offered during this season is affordable, and there are no long queues at every point. Flight prices are also regular during spring, and it is a period the city is most beautiful. With minimal crowds, visiting the historical and memorable spots in Antalya is manageable and less stuffy. The high rainfall and low temperatures of winter come to an end by spring, paving a way to pleasant weather without freezing temperatures or extremely high rain.

Unluckily, the worst time to visit Antalya is during summer. Summer is dry and hot, and the sea temperatures are lovely, but this makes most visitors touring during summer, crowding the city almost to suffocation. Flight prices are hiked as are the accommodation prices, and the crowds at the beaches are way too many. The high temperatures get intolerable on the hottest days, and the harsh sun's rays can cause many effects on UV rays. The wind speed in summer is quite high and may cause damage.

The high rainfall in winter may result in flash floods that come with extensive damage to property and harm to people. When accompanied by the strong winds, the damage is extreme, especially owing to the coastal location of the city. The rainfall may be accompanied by thunderstorms that may also cause harm and substantial destruction.

Winter is at the peak in January with temperatures dropping low to range between 5°C (41°F) and 15°C (59°F). It may not feel as cold with the sun shining most days steadily for up to five hours a day. Weather in January »

February is the last month of winter and the most humid month with a moderately high average of 66% and an even higher cloud cover. Rainfall decreases to an average of nine days of the month, collecting moderately high precipitation of 160mm (6.3"). Weather in February »

March is a lovely month in Antalya marking the onset of spring with pleasant temperatures between 7°C (44.6°F) and 18°C (64.4°F). Seven hours of sunshine make the weather warmer than the stated temperatures. Weather in March »

Temperatures increase a bit to read between 10°C (50°F) and at the least 21°C (69.8°F). Occasionally the temperatures fluctuate greatly between the day and night. Weather in April »

The spring season is coming to its ending with the approaching summer. Temperatures rise further and average between 14°C (57.2°F) and 26°C (78.8°F), making it the most pleasant month of the year with eleven hours of sunshine. Weather in May »

June in Antalya comes with summer and is characterized by rising temperatures and decreasing rainfall along with higher humidity levels. The highest temperature recording in June averages 31°C (87.8°F), while the lowest averages at 18°C (64.4°F). Weather in June »

July gets hotter and drier with temperatures ranging between 21°C (69.8°F) and 34°C (93.2°F) and with the sea temperatures up to 28°C (82.4°F). These, on top of thirteen daily hours of sunshine, make July the hottest month of the year. Weather in July »

Temperatures remain high and scorching at the range between 21°C (69.8°F) and 33°C (91.4°F), sometimes going up even higher during the midday and cooling away mildly at night. Weather in August »

The average temperatures range between 18°C (64.4°F) and 31°C (87.8°F). There is a slight reduction in the sunshine hours to nine per day, and the decline in sea temperature to 27°C (80.6°F) making a clear indication of the incoming winter season. Weather in September »

October in Antalya is characterized by lovely weather with pleasant temperatures that are neither too hot nor too cold. With highs of 26°C (78.8°F) and lows of 14°C (57.2°F), the days are charmingly warm and still open for outdoor activities. Weather in October »

This is a transitional month into winter. The rains return in full swing in November, raining for up to six days to collect a high precipitation of 104.1mm (4.1"). Expect lightning and thunderstorms to accompany the rains. Weather in November »

Winter in Antalya is with cold temperatures between 7°C (44.6°F) on the coldest of days and 16°C (60.8°F) on the warmest days. At night weather gets chillier and windier, and temperatures drop further. Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in Antalya?

January is the coldest month in Antalya, with an average high-temperature of 14.9°C (58.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 5.9°C (42.6°F).

How much does it rain in Antalya?

Throughout the year, there are 78.2 rainfall days, and 1057.4mm (41.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Antalya?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What month is the sea coldest in Antalya?

The month with the coldest seawater in Antalya, Turkey, is February, with an average sea temperature of 16.8°C (62.2°F).

When are the longest days in Antalya?

June has the longest days of the year in Antalya, with an average of 14.7h of daylight.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Antalya?

June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 10, are months with the highest UV index in Antalya, Turkey.

What is the warmest month in Antalya?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 34.2°C (93.6°F), are warmest months in Antalya.

What is the driest month in Antalya?

The month with the least rainfall in Antalya, Turkey, is July when the rain falls for 1.4 days and typically collects 2.2mm (0.1") of precipitation.

What month has the most sunshine in Antalya?

July has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Antalya?

With an average sea temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater.

What is the rainiest month in Antalya?

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 263.3mm (10.4") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Antalya?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Antalya?

With an average of 4.3h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.
Average temperature - Antalya, Turkey

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (34.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.9°C).

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.9°C).

Average rainfall - Antalya, Turkey

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (263.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (2.2mm).

Average rainfall days - Antalya, Turkey

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (1.4 days).

Average sea temperature - Antalya, Turkey

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.8°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Antalya, Turkey

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.3h).

Average UV index - Antalya, Turkey