Weather in Turkey in january 2021

Here, find the the weather forecast for january for most popular cities in Turkey. These forecasts are probabilities for the month of january from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Weather details in january

The entire territory of Turkey observes a cold winter, with temperatures varying from -2° C to 14° C. Thanks to the geographical situation that affects the climatic conditions, certain regions like the localities bordering the Mediterranean Sea are favored by a climate throughout January in Turkey rather suitable.

The localities Bordering the Marmara Sea in January

A fresh atmosphere characterizes the localities bordering the Sea of Marmara in January. In the morning, morning temperatures can be very cold, but temperatures rarely drop below zero. If the weather in Istanbul looks clement, in Bursa snowfall is generally part of the landscape.

The West Coast of Turkey in January

Thanks to the influence of the Mediterranean, the localities on the western coast of the Turkish territory benefit from a suitable weather in Turkey throughout January, with average temperatures around 15° C - such as in Bodrum or Antalya or in Marmaris. This is one of the reasons that make these localities a favorable destination for recharging their batteries in winter.

Locations located near the Black Sea in January

The influence of the Black Sea on the city of Trabzon plays in favor of the weather in January in Turkey. Indeed, against all odds, the days are characterized by rather cold mornings and relatively foggy days. Temperatures rarely drop below zero.

Anatolia in January

It is in Anatolia that one will find snowy towns and villages throughout January. The cold weather dominates the climate of the Turkish hinterland with temperatures as low as -2° C. Thanks to a beautiful sunshine however, the days are pleasant enough to go skiing or spending the holidays in the mountains.



Where to go in Turkey in january?

Where to go in Turkey in january: destination map

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

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The climate in Turkey in january ranges from bad to very bad depending on the region and city.

warning in january the weather is different depending on the city and regions of the country.

That month is not the best month to spend holidays in Turkey. The weather in Antalya, Ephesus, Dalaman, Kuşadası, Marmaris, Alanya, Bodrum and Kemer is quite correct. The sun is not there all the time and you risk you to be soaked by rain often. However, if you don't plan a beach and sun holiday but rather discovery of heritage or walking, this climate may be enough. In addition, there are definitely fewer tourists during this period.

But it is finally better than in Malatya, Izmir, Istanbul, Van, Cappadoce, Trabzon, Bursa, Ankara and Erzurum and surrounding areas where the climate is even worse. It is not recommended to go to these areas in january.


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Climate in Turkey in january

Climate in Istanbul in january

In january, the mean temperature in Istanbul is 47°F (maximum temperature is 50°F and minimum temperature is 45°F). The climate is rather cold there in this month, but it is livable when dressing hot. With 3.8in over 14 days, rain may occur for your holidays. But this is reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a bad climate, january is not the best time to go in this city in Turkey.

January
Average temperature 47°F
Highest temperature 50°F
Lowest temperature 45°F
Sea temperature 48°F
Rainfall 3.8in
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(46%)
Humidity 81%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 55%
Length of day 09:33
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Istanbul in january

Climate in Alanya in january

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 59°F and minimum temperature is 56°F (for an average temperature of 58°F). The climate is quite cool in that area in this month, but it is liveable when dressing cosy. With 8.5in over 13 days, you risk getting wet slightly throughout your vacations. But this is pretty moderate and it will not be continuous.
With proper weather, the month of january is okay (but not the best month) for traveling in this locality in Turkey.

January
Average temperature 58°F
Highest temperature 59°F
Lowest temperature 56°F
Sea temperature 65°F
Rainfall 8.5in
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(41%)
Humidity 64%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 30%
Length of day 09:57
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Alanya in january

Climate in Ankara in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Ankara is 36°F (maximum temperature is 41°F and minimum temperature is 31°F). The climate is rather cold here in the month of january. Do not forget to take with you warm clothes! With 2.3in over 10 days, you risk getting wet slightly for your trip. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.

January
Average temperature 36°F
Highest temperature 41°F
Lowest temperature 31°F
Rainfall 2.3in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(32%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 40%
Length of day 09:40
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Ankara in january

Climate in Antalya in january

In january, maximum temperature is 58°F and minimum temperature is 49°F (for an average temperature of 54°F). The climate is quite cool there in january, but it is livable when dressing hot. With 9.7in over 14 days, rain may occur throughout your vacations. But this is pretty moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a correct climate, january is okay (but not good month) for traveling in this locality.

January
Average temperature 54°F
Highest temperature 58°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Sea temperature 64°F
Rainfall 9.7in
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(44%)
Humidity 73%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 37%
Length of day 09:55
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Antalya in january

Climate in Bodrum in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Bodrum is 58°F (maximum temperature is 59°F and minimum temperature is 54°F). The climate is relatively cold in this city in the month of january, but it is endurable by dressing hot. With 9.3in over 14 days, you risk getting wet slightly throughout your trip. But this is moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a correct weather, the month of january is okay (but not the best time) for traveling there.

January
Average temperature 58°F
Highest temperature 59°F
Lowest temperature 54°F
Sea temperature 64°F
Rainfall 9.3in
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(45%)
Humidity 74%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 38%
Length of day 09:53
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Bodrum in january

All cities in Turkey in january

Istanbul in januarybad weather
Alanya in januarytolerable weather
Ankara in januaryvery bad weather
Antalya in januarytolerable weather
Bodrum in januarytolerable weather
Cappadoce in januaryvery bad weather
Izmir in januarybad weather
Marmaris in januarytolerable weather
Side in januarytolerable weather
Belek in januarytolerable weather
Dalaman in januarytolerable weather
Kemer in januarybad weather
Bursa in januaryvery bad weather
Ephesus in januarybad weather
Erzurum in januaryvery bad weather
Kuşadası in januarybad weather
Malatya in januaryvery bad weather
Trabzon in januarybad weather
Van in januaryvery bad weather
Adana in januarybad weather
Afyonkarahisar in januaryvery bad weather
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Weather data for Turkey in january:

Weather data for Turkey in january 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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