When is the best time to go to Izmir?

When is the best time to go to Izmir? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Izmir are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • Izmir has dry periods in July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are January and December
  • The best months for swimming are June, July, August and September

Annual weather in Izmir

For full information about the climate and weather in Izmir a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 45°F/54°F
February 47°F/58°F
March 52°F/61°F
April 59°F/68°F
May 68°F/77°F
June 76°F/86°F
July 81°F/94°F
August 79°F/95°F
September 72°F/86°F
October 65°F/76°F
November 56°F/67°F
December 49°F/58°F

Weather and climate in Izmir

Izmir enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Izmir is 74°F (ranging from 54°F in january to 95°F in august). Annual rainfall is 34.9in, with a minimum of 0.1in in july and a maximum of 6.7in in january.
  • In the month of january the climate is unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 54°F°C and it rains in january about 6.7in.
  • Between february and march the climate is passable, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 52°F and it rains in march about 3.4in.
  • Between the months of april and may the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 97°F and it rains about 12% of the time in may.
  • From june to september the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 77°F and it rains in september about 1in.
  • From october to november the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 85°F and you can expect to have 2.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In december the climate is passable, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 50°F and, in december, 6 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Izmir

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Izmir: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Izmir

Find out when Izmir has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Izmir

  • Very low season in Izmir
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Izmir
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, November and December.
  • High season in Izmir
    The number of visitors to Izmir is high in: May, June, September and October.
  • Peak season in Izmir
    The largest number of tourists visiting Izmir is during: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Izmir month by month

Best time for low prices in Izmir

Average prices of hotels in Izmir month by month

Generally, December is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Izmir. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, July is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Izmir

A return flight between London and Izmir is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 180 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 223 more for your airline ticket to Izmir if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Izmir

On average, it costs $ 28 per day to hire a car in Izmir. This price varies by $ 23 depending on the month. In january, hiring a car costs an average of $ 21 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 43.

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