The best time to visit Cesme is from May to September. But for hot weather, visit in summer from July to mid-September – temperatures often exceed 32°C (90°F) during July and August.
For slightly cooler but still 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).
Cesme enjoys a Mediterranean climate with long, hot summers and mild winters.
Average highs in May reach 24°C (75°F) rising to 28°C (82°F) in June; July and August average 30°C (86°F) with a low around 20°C (68ºF) at night; September sees an average high of 28°C (82°F); and October is still warm averaging 23°C (73°F).
Winter from December through January averages 13°C (55°F); December is the wettest month.
Seawater temperatures average 23°C (73°F) in summer.
The ancient cities of the region are also best visited in May, September and October, in order to avoid the heat and peak season crowds.
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.
Low season: Winter – 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.
|Ave Temp (°C)||9||9||11||15||19||23||25||25||22||18||14||11|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||12||13||15||19||24||28||30||30||28||23||18||14|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||6||6||8||11||14||18||21||20||17||14||11||8|
|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|
|Ave Humidity (%)||65||65||60||60||60||55||50||55||55||65||70||70|
|Days with some Rain||12||11||9||8||6||4||4||4||3||6||9||13|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||119||85||68||35||22||7||6||3||16||37||71||126|
|Sea Temp (°C)||15||15||15||16||18||22||23||23||22||21||19||16|
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 (TSMS).
Latest update: Best time to visit Cesme: 22 November, 2019
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