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Best time to visit Pamukkale, Turkey

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The best time to visit Pamukkale is May

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, May is the best time to go to Pamukkale.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Pamukkale can rise to a maximum of 36℃ (97℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as -4℃ (26℉) at night.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Pamukkale, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around June. On average it rains the most days in January, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Pamukkale. 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

Pamukkale seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Pamukkale

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 Pamukkale 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.

Pamukkale 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 Pamukkale 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

Pamukkale in January

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Pamukkale in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Pamukkale in February

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Pamukkale in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Pamukkale in March

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Pamukkale in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Pamukkale in April

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Pamukkale in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Pamukkale in May, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Pamukkale in June

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Pamukkale in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Pamukkale in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • 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 Pamukkale in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Pamukkale in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 40%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 4 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Pamukkale in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Pamukkale in September

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Pamukkale in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Pamukkale in October

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 8 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Pamukkale in November

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Pamukkale in December

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Pamukkale in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Pamukkale is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Pamukkale 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 Pamukkale 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 Pamukkale, 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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