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Best time to visit Bodrum, Turkey

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The best time to visit Bodrum is April

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Bodrum such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, April is the best time of year to go.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 30℃ (86℉) in Bodrum. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Bodrum is around 9℃ (47℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Bodrum are usually in June, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. The wet season in Bodrum falls around January, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in August instead.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Bodrum. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

June

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Bodrum seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Bodrum as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Bodrum is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Bodrum

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Bodrum for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Bodrum climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Bodrum for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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OCT
NOV
DEC

Bodrum in January

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 133mm (5") over 14 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bodrum in February

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bodrum in March

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Bodrum in April

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Bodrum in May

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Bodrum in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bodrum in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bodrum in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bodrum in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Bodrum in October

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Bodrum in November

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Bodrum in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 99mm (4") over 14 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bodrum in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Bodrum is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (84℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bodrum is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bodrum is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bodrum, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in June are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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