Weather in Turkey in december 2020

Below, check out the weather forecast for the month of december for most popular cities in Turkey. These forecasts are probabilities for december from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather indicated.

Weather details in december

The climate throughout December in Turkey varies according to the geographical location of each locality; that of coastal cities enjoys Mediterranean influence, but cities in the interior know a cold winter - typical of the continental climate.

Istanbul and the Localities Bordering the Sea of Marmara in December

Fresh temperatures and increasing rainfall make climatic conditions of Istanbul and its surroundings barely favorable for outdoor activities. The weather in Turkey throughout December more often shows cloud coverings, as well as rainy episodes within the month.

The West Coast of Turkey in December

It is advisable to wear light jumpers as well as comfortable clothes in order to have a pleasant feeling, during one's stay in December on the side of Antalya and Izmir. The mornings and the end of the days are fresh compared to the afternoons.

Localities near the Black Sea in December

The climatic conditions of the cities near the Black Sea are identical to those of Istanbul and its surroundings, but with a little more precipitation.

Anatolia in December

Ankara, Cappadocia and Van suffer the hardships of the continental winter climate. It is very cold, with high temperature differences, whereas the day environments are rarely just cold.



Where to go in Turkey in december?

Where to go in Turkey in december: destination map

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Where should you go in Turkey in december when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in Turkey in december ranges from tolerable to very bad depending on the region and city.

warning in december the weather is not the same depending on the city and regions of the country.

Good news: Although it is not perfect the weather in Turkey that month is pretty good in Dalaman, Marmaris, Alanya and Bodrum. I allows to appreciate tour in these locations. And even why not take a little time to enjoy the weather for... just be relax!

If you do not go to spend your time in a lounger by the pool, but, for example for hiking, the cities of Izmir, Antalya, Ephesus, Trabzon, Kuşadası and Kemer have a quite correct weather for it in december. Eventually, we advise you to avoid you get to Malatya, Istanbul, Van, Cappadoce, Bursa, Ankara and Erzurum in december because the climate is unfavorable.


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Climate in Turkey in december

Climate in Istanbul in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Istanbul is 52°F (maximum temperature is 54°F and minimum temperature is 49°F). The climate is relatively fresh there in this month, but it is livable by dressing hot. With 4.1in over 12 days, rainfall can happen throughout your stay. But this is rather moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a bad climate, december is not recommended month to go in that area in Turkey.

December
Average temperature 52°F
Highest temperature 54°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Sea temperature 52°F
Rainfall 4.1in
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(39%)
Humidity 79%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 49%
Length of day 09:16
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Istanbul in december

Climate in Alanya in december

In december, maximum temperature is 65°F and minimum temperature is 59°F (for an average temperature of 61°F). The climate is rather cool in that area in december, but it is endurable by dressing warm. With 5.4in over 10 days, rain may occur for your holidays. But this is moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a good climate, december is a good time to go in Alanya in Turkey.

December
Average temperature 61°F
Highest temperature 65°F
Lowest temperature 59°F
Sea temperature 67°F
Rainfall 5.4in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(31%)
Humidity 60%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 23%
Length of day 09:41
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Alanya in december

Climate in Ankara in december

In december, maximum temperature is 47°F and minimum temperature is 36°F (for an average temperature of 41°F). The climate is rather cold in this location in the month of december. Bring warm clothes! With 1.9in over 9 days, you risk getting wet slightly throughout your stay. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.

December
Average temperature 41°F
Highest temperature 47°F
Lowest temperature 36°F
Rainfall 1.9in
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(28%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 34%
Length of day 09:22
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Ankara in december

Climate in Antalya in december

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 61°F and minimum temperature is 52°F (for an average temperature of 56°F). The climate is fairly cool in that area in this month, but it is livable when dressing cosy. With 6.7in over 11 days, you will experience some showers for your stay. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With proper weather, the month of december is okay (but not the best month) for traveling in that area in Turkey.

December
Average temperature 56°F
Highest temperature 61°F
Lowest temperature 52°F
Sea temperature 66°F
Rainfall 6.7in
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(35%)
Humidity 69%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 30%
Length of day 09:39
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Antalya in december

Climate in Bodrum in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Bodrum is 59°F (maximum temperature is 63°F and minimum temperature is 58°F). The climate is fairly cold in that area in december, but it is liveable when dressing hot. With 6.4in over 12 days, you will experience some showers throughout your stay. But this is rather reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a good weather, the month of december is an advisable month to go in that area.

December
Average temperature 59°F
Highest temperature 63°F
Lowest temperature 58°F
Sea temperature 65°F
Rainfall 6.4in
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(38%)
Humidity 69%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 30%
Length of day 09:39
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Bodrum in december

All cities in Turkey in december

Istanbul in decemberbad weather
Alanya in decembergood weather
Ankara in decembervery bad weather
Antalya in decembertolerable weather
Bodrum in decembertolerable weather
Cappadoce in decembervery bad weather
Izmir in decembertolerable weather
Marmaris in decembertolerable weather
Side in decembertolerable weather
Belek in decembertolerable weather
Dalaman in decembertolerable weather
Kemer in decembertolerable weather
Bursa in decembervery bad weather
Ephesus in decembertolerable weather
Erzurum in decembervery bad weather
Kuşadası in decembertolerable weather
Malatya in decembervery bad weather
Trabzon in decemberbad weather
Van in decembervery bad weather
Adana in decembertolerable weather
Afyonkarahisar in decembervery bad weather
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Weather data for Turkey in december:

Weather data for Turkey in december is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Turkey. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Turkey can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to Turkey.


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