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Best time to visit Bodrum

The best time to visit Bodrum is between the months of May and October when the average temperature is 25°C (77°F).

For hot weather, visit in summer from July to mid-September – temperatures often exceed 35°C (95°F) during July and August.

For warm, pleasant weather visit during spring (April to May) and autumn (September to October) when temperatures range between 16°C (61°F) and 25°C (77°F).


Bodrum weather

Bodrum enjoys a Mediterranean climate of long, hot summers, pleasant spring and autumn months, and short, mild winters.

Climate along the Turkish coast is mild year round, however temperature often exceeds 30°C (86°F) during the peak season months of July and August.

Average highs in May reach 26°C (79°F) rising to 30°C (86°F) in June; July and August average 33°C (91°F) with a low around 22°C (72°F) at night; September sees an average high of 30°C (86°F); and October is still warm averaging 25°C (77°F).

Winter from December through January averages 9°C (48°F).

Seawater temperatures average 24°C (75°F) year round peaking to 27°C (81°F) in August.


Seasons

Peak 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.

Note: During the winter months accommodation on the Aegean, Mediterranean and Black Sea coasts is often closed from mid-October until late-April – with the exception of Christmas and New Year.


Bodrum – Monthly Weather

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ave Temp (°C) 12 12 13 17 21 25 29 28 26 21 16 13
Ave High Temp (°C) 15 15 17 21 26 30 34 33 31 25 19 16
Ave Low Temp (°C) 8 8 9 13 16 20 23 22 20 16 12 9
Sunshine (Hrs daily) 5 6 7 9 11 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight (Hrs daily) 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
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 Very high heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon No heat & humidity No heat & humidity
Ave Humidity (%) 65 65 60 60 60 55 50 55 55 65 70 70
UV Index 2 3 5 6 8 10 10 9 7 5 3 2
Days with some Rain 12 10 9 8 5 3 3 3 3 6 8 13
Ave Rainfall (mm) 168 117 79 38 23 11 3 7 18 53 94 165
Sea Temp (°C) 16 16 16 17 19 22 23 24 23 21 19 17
(Bodrum, Turkey) J F M A M J J A S O N D

Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from the Turkish State Meteorological Service.


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Latest update: Best time to visit Bodrum: 22 November, 2019


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