Antalya
Turkey
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

Monthly weather forecast and Climate
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 69.8°F (21°C) and 93.2°F (34°C). Rainfall during the summer is quite minimal measuring an average of 0.2" (5.1mm) 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 10.8" (274.3mm) on the rainiest days. The temperatures are mildly cold and rarely drop below the freezing point with the highest recording of 60.8°F (16°C) and the lowest of 41°F (5°C). 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 41°F (5°C) and 59°F (15°C). 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 6.3" (160mm). Weather in February »

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

Temperatures increase a bit to read between 50°F (10°C) and at the least 69.8°F (21°C). 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 57.2°F (14°C) and 78.8°F (26°C) 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 87.8°F (31°C) while the lowest averages at 64.4°F (18°C). Weather in June »

July gets hotter and drier with temperatures ranging between 69.8°F (21°C) and 93.2°F (34°C) and with the sea temperatures up to 82.4°F (28°C). 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 69.8°F (21°C) and 91.4°F (33°C), sometimes going up even higher during the midday and cooling away mildly at night. Weather in August »

The average temperatures range between 64.4°F (18°C) and 87.8°F (31°C). There is a slight reduction in the sunshine hours to nine per day, and the decline in sea temperature to 80.6°F (27°C) 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 78.8°F (26°C) and lows of 57.2°F (14°C), 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 high precipitation of 4.1" (104.1mm). Expect lightning and thunderstorms to accompany the rains. Weather in November »

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