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Best time to visit Istanbul, Turkey

Best time to visit Istanbul, Turkey

The best time to visit Istanbul in Turkey is from may until october, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Istanbul is 30°C in july and the lowest is 11°C in january. The water temperature is between 9°C and 29°C. The weather and climate of Istanbul is suitable for a city trip.

The average climate figure for Istanbul is an 8,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Istanbul has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Istanbul or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Istanbul per month

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Day
max °C
Sea
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
11 13 14 18 24 28 30 29 25 22 17 12
Water 9 10 14 16 25 26 26 29 27 20 15 11
MM
rain
42 mm 35 mm 35 mm 24 mm 27 mm 27 mm 11 mm 10 mm 28 mm 38 mm 32 mm 52 mm
Snow
days
4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

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Climate Istanbul

Climate Istanbul

Climate Istanbul per Month

Climate Istanbul per Month
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Istanbul has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Istanbul is 18° degrees and there is about 363 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 202 days a year with an average humidity of 72% and an UV-index of 4.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
Water °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
11 13 14 18 24 28 30 29 25 22 17 12
Night
min °C
5 6 7 10 15 19 22 23 20 16 12 8
Water °C 9 10 14 16 25 26 26 29 27 20 15 11
MM
rain
42 mm 35 mm 35 mm 24 mm 27 mm 27 mm 11 mm 10 mm 28 mm 38 mm 32 mm 52 mm
Rain
days
12 12 14 13 11 8 7 4 10 13 11 13
Snow
days
4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dry
days
15 14 16 17 20 22 24 27 20 18 19 17
Sun hours
per day
5 6 7 8 11 12 12 10 9 8 6 5
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 2 4 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 2
 

Climate Istanbul january

On average, it is maximum 11° in january in Istanbul and at least around 5° degrees. The sea temperature is around 9° degrees. In january there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Istanbul and on average, it snows 4 days in january.

Climate Istanbul february

On average, it is maximum 13° in february in Istanbul and at least around 6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 10° degrees. In february there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Istanbul and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Climate Istanbul march

On average, it is maximum 14° in march in Istanbul and at least around 7° degrees. The sea temperature is around 14° degrees. In march there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Istanbul and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Suitable month for:city trip

Climate Istanbul april

On average, it is maximum 18° in april in Istanbul and at least around 10° degrees. The sea temperature is around 16° degrees. In april there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Istanbul.

Climate Istanbul may

On average, it is maximum 24° in may in Istanbul and at least around 15° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Istanbul.

Climate Istanbul june

On average, it is maximum 28° in june in Istanbul and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In june there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Istanbul.

Climate Istanbul july

On average, it is maximum 30° in july in Istanbul and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In july there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Istanbul.

Climate Istanbul august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Istanbul and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In august there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Istanbul.

Climate Istanbul september

On average, it is maximum 25° in september in Istanbul and at least around 20° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In september there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Istanbul.

Climate Istanbul october

On average, it is maximum 22° in october in Istanbul and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In october there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Istanbul.

Climate Istanbul november

On average, it is maximum 17° in november in Istanbul and at least around 12° degrees. The sea temperature is around 15° degrees. In november there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Istanbul.

Climate Istanbul december

On average, it is maximum 12° in december in Istanbul and at least around 8° degrees. The sea temperature is around 11° degrees. In december there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in Istanbul and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

14 day weather forecast Istanbul

14 day weather forecast Istanbul

The weather for Istanbul in Turkey will be 23° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
23 Sep
Tu
24 Sep
We
25 Sep
Th
26 Sep
Fr
27 Sep
Sa
28 Sep
Su
29 Sep
  Gespreide bewolking Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Onweer met zware regen Enkele wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 21° 23° 22° 23° 23° 23° 23°
Min (°C) 12° 15° 17° 17° 18° 18° 18°
Water °C 21° 21° 21° 21° 20° 21° 21°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0.7
mm
0.6
mm
0
mm
5.3
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 20% 15% 0% 65% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 5 3 4 5 4 6 5

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
30 Sep
Tu
1 Oct
We
2 Oct
Th
3 Oct
Fr
4 Oct
Sa
5 Oct
Su
6 Oct
  Enkele wolken Helder hemel Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Helder hemel Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 24° 25° 24° 23° 22° 22° 24°
Min (°C) 18° 19° 19° 18° 18° 18° 18°
Water °C 21° 21° 21° 21° 21° 21° 21°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 6 6 4 4 2 4 4
About Istanbul

About Istanbul

Istanbul lies in Turkey in the province İstanbul and the population consists of 10.061.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Istanbul you have to use +90 or 0090 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +905012457809 or 00905012457809.

Istanbul is in a straight line at 4.553 km distance from New Delhi. From Indira Gandhi the flight time is about 7 hour.

The coordinates of Istanbul, Turkey are latitude: 41.011046 en longitude: 28.957798

The GPS coordinates are N 41° 0' 39.7656" en E 28° 57' 28.0728"

Time difference Istanbul

Time difference Istanbul

In Istanbul it is now 03:59 o’clock at night on monday 23 september 2019. That is 2,5 hour earlier than in India. The time zone of Istanbul is Europe/Istanbul and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Currency Istanbul

Currency Istanbul

In Istanbul the Turkish lira is used to pay.

Exchange rate Turkish lira (TRY) 23 september 2019

1 Turkish lira = 12,40 Indian rupee
100 Turkish lira = 1.239,53 Indian rupee

1 Indian rupee = 0,08 Turkish lira
100 Indian rupee = 8,07 Turkish lira

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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Vaccinations Istanbul

Vaccinations Istanbul

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Istanbul.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
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