Best time to visit Kusadasi

The best time to visit Kusadasi for a beach holiday is from early-June through September. It is usually very hot in July and August.

For general outdoor activities anytime from late-April to mid-June, and from early-September to late-October, is also good.

Kusadasi weather

Located on the west coast of Turkey, Kusadasi enjoys a Mediterranean climate of long, hot and sunny summers, and cold, wet winters.

The ancient cities of the region are also best visited in May, September and October, so as to avoid the heat and peak season crowds.

What is the best month to visit Kusadasi?
June through September are the best months to visit Kusadasi – the climate is perfect with very hot, sunny weather and little to no rainfall.

July and August are especially popular, since this is the peak tourist season in Kusadasi.

To avoid the crowds, higher prices and extreme heat of summer, the months of May and October are also good for a range of outdoor activities.

Which is the hottest month in Kusadasi?
The hottest months in Kusadasi are usually July and August; each month has an average daily high temperature of 34°C (93°F), with high heat and humidity, and a low of 23°C (73°F)

However, on the warmest days the temperature may reach 38°C (100°F).

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

Which is the coldest month in Kusadasi?
The coldest month in Kusadasi is January, with an average high-temperature of 13°C (55°F) and an average low-temperature of 5°C (41°F).

The cool season lasts from late-November to late-March, with an average daily high temperature below 17°C (62°F).

Which is the sunniest month in Kusadasi?
The sunniest month in Kusadasi is usually July, with an average of 14 hours of bright sunshine per day – that's an average of 97% of daylight hours.

When is the sea warmest in Kusadasi?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Kusadasi in August when the water temperature reaches 25°C (77°F), which is pleasant for swimming.

The time of year with warmer water lasts from late-June through September, with an average temperature above 23°C (73°F), which is warm enough for swimming.

Which month has the most rain in Kusadasi?
December is usually the wettest month of the year in Kusadasi, with 152mm (6in) of rainfall on average. There are normally 13 days with some rainfall.

The rainy season lasts from early-November to mid-April, with a greater than 18% chance of a given day being a wet day. The heaviest rain in Kusadasi falls from November through February.

The dry season lasts from mid-April through early-November. The month with the least rainy days in Kusadasi is July.

Which is the windiest month in Kusadasi?
The windiest month of the year in Kusadasi is July, with an average hourly wind speed of 17 kilometres per hour (10.6 mph; 9 knots).

The windy part of the year lasts from mid-June to early-September, with average wind speeds of more than 15 kilometres per hour (9 mph; 8 knots).

The less-windy time of year lasts from early-September to mid-June. The calmest month of the year in Kusadasi is May, with an average hourly wind speed of 13 kilometres per hour (8 mph; 7 knots).

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

Kusadasi Weather Averages

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average daily max (°C)
13 14 16 21 26 32 34 34 30 25 18 14
Average daily min (°C)
5 6 7 11 15 20 23 23 19 14 10 7
Average daily sunshine (hrs)
5 6 7 9 11 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Average daily daylight (hrs)
10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Comfort level
Cold Cold No heat No heat & humidity Low heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Moderate heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon No heat & humidity Cold
Average relative humidity (%)
65 65 60 60 60 55 50 55 55 65 70 70
UV Index (max)
2 3 5 6 8 9 10 9 7 5 3 2
Average days of rainfall (≥1mm)
12 11 9 8 5 4 7 7 5 5 8 13
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
145 105 82 47 26 9 4 5 18 42 92 152
Average wind speed (km/h)
16 17 15 14 13 15 17 16 15 14 15 16
Average sea temperature (°C)
17 16 16 17 19 22 23 25 24 22 20 18
Kusadasi, Aydin, Turkey

Holiday 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.

No 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.

Note: Meteorological data for Kusadasi is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the Turkish State Meteorological Service. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Best time to visit Kusadasi: 11 September, 2023

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