Best time to visit Antalya

The best time for a beach holiday in Antalya is from early-June through September. Summer is very hot, with intense heat especially in July and August.

Antalya can be enjoyed year-round. For general outdoor activities anytime from late-April to mid-June, and from mid-September to late-October, is also good.


Antalya weather

Antalya has a temperate climate with hot, dry summers from June to September and mild, wet winters from November to February.

Spring, from April to May, early summer, June, and autumn, from September to October, offer pleasant weather conditions in Antalya.

Which is the hottest month in Antalya?
The hottest time of year in Antalya is normally July and August, with an average daily high temperature of 34°C (93°F), with very high heat and humidity.

The hot season lasts from mid-June to mid-September, with an average daily high temperature above 31°C (87°F).

Which is the sunniest month in Antalya?
The sunniest time of year in Antalya is usually July with an average of 11 hours of bright sunshine per day – that's an average of 91% of daylight hours.

However, June through to September is very sunny, with mainly clear skies.

When is the sea warmest in Antalya?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Antalya in August when the water temperature reaches 28°C (82°F).

In Antalya the sea is warm enough for swimming from June through October.

Which is the coldest month in Antalya?
The coldest month in Antalya is January, with an average high-temperature of 15°C (59°F) and an average low-temperature of 6°C (43°F).

The cool season lasts from December through March, with an average daily high temperature below 19°C (66°F).

Which month has the most rain in Antalya?
December is usually the wettest month in Antalya with 270mm of rainfall on average. There are normally 12 days in December with some rain.

The rainy season lasts from late-October to late-April, with a greater than 17% chance of a given day being a wet day. The heaviest rainfall in Antalya falls from November through February.

The dry season lasts from late-April to late-October. The month with the least rainy days in Antalya is August.

Which is the windiest month in Antalya?
The windiest month of the year in Antalya is January, with an average hourly wind speed of 12.5 kilometres per hour (6.7 knots).

The windy part of the year lasts from the second week of November through to the end of March, with average wind speeds of more than 10.5 kilometres per hour (5.7 knots).

The less-windy time of year lasts from April through to the first week of November. The calmest month of the year in Antalya is May, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.4 kilometres per hour (4.5 knots).

The predominant average hourly wind direction is from the north throughout the year in Antalya.


Antalya – Monthly Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average daily max temp (°C)
15 16 18 22 26 31 34 34 31 27 21 16
Average daily min temp (°C)
6 6 8 11 15 20 23 23 20 15 10 7
Daily hours of sunshine
5 6 6 7 9 11 11 10 9 7 6 4
Daily hours of daylight
10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 9
Comfort level
No heat & humidity No heat & humidity No heat & humidity No heat & humidity Low heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Moderate heat & humidity icon No heat & humidity No heat & humidity
Average relative humidity (%)
65 65 65 70 65 65 60 60 60 60 65 70
UV Index (max)
2 3 5 7 8 10 10 9 7 5 3 2
Number of days with some rainfall
13 11 10 8 7 3 1 1 3 6 8 12
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
210 115 95 65 35 10 4 5 20 75 150 270
Average wind speed (km/h)
12 12 11 10 8 9 9 9 9 10 11 12
Average daily sea temp (°C)
17 17 17 18 21 24 27 28 27 24 21 19
Antalya, Turkey

Holiday seasons

High season: Lasts from July to mid-September when prices are at their highest, and during Christmas and New Year's holidays.

Low season: The ‘shoulder season’ months of April, May, mid- to late September and October.

Out of season: Winter: with the exception of Christmas and New Year, most accommodation in the Aegean, Mediterranean and Black sea coasts is closed from mid-October until late-April.


Note: Monthly weather averages – meteorological data is sourced from the from The Turkish State Meteorological Service and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).


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Latest update: Best time to visit Antalya: 7 August, 2022



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