Izmir Weather, When to Go and Climate Information

(Izmir, Turkey)

The climate of Izmir can be easily characterised by its lengthy, sunny summer months and mild, winter weather. Between June and August, temperatures in Izmir regularly exceed 30°C / 86°F and can often top 35°C / 95°F. However, the added humidity levels can make the climate feel even hotter.

The winter climate can be quite temperate, although often rather wet, with around 80 percent of the annual precipitation tending to fall between November and March. Snowy weather is extremely unusual in Izmir, although in the past, has made a rare appearance in January or February.

Panoramic beachfront photograph

Seasonal Climate Variations / When to Go

Many tourists favour visiting Izmir during the spring or fall seasons, when the climate is pleasantly warm and dry, and the crowds are fairly light. By May, the summer temperatures are starting to make a noticeable appearance in Izmir and soon begin to exceed 25°C / 77°F. The city's beaches soon start to fill with sunbathers, and the surrounding waters of the Aegean Sea quickly warm up and lend themselves to swimming.

Throughout the summer season, many outdoor events take place around Izmir, with open-air concerts taking full advantage of the balmy evenings and plentiful tourists. The summer heat lasts well into the year and both September and October see plenty of sunny weather and reliable temperatures.

Izmir Weather and Climate Chart (Averages)



12°C / 54°F
3°C / 37°F


13°C / 55°F
4°C / 39°F


15°C / 59°F
5°C / 41°F


20°C / 68°F
8°C / 46°F


26°C / 79°F
14°C / 57°F


31°C / 88°F
18°C / 64°F


33°C / 91°F
20°C / 68°F


32°C / 90°F
20°C / 68°F


28°C / 82°F
17°C / 63°F


23°C / 73°F
12°C / 54°F


17°C / 63°F
8°C / 46°F


13°C / 55°F
5°C / 41°F