The best times to visit Bodrum for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 3rd

or

October 1st to December 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Bodrum

Temperature

Average temperatures in Bodrum vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 54th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bodrum, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 98.8°F (37.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.7°F (25.4°C) at night.

Bodrum Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Bodrum Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Bodrum Perceived Temperature (F)

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Bodrum Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Bodrum Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan60.554.247.1
Feb61.155.148.3
Mar65.859.451.4
Apr72.265.255.8
May80.972.863.1
Jun90.381.871.5
Jul96.887.676.1
Aug97.18876.9
Sep8980.570.4
Oct79.471.462.8
Nov71.264.356.6
Dec63.457.250

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan15.812.38.4
Feb16.212.89.1
Mar18.815.210.8
Apr22.318.413.2
May27.222.717.3
Jun32.427.721.9
Jul3630.924.5
Aug36.231.124.9
Sep31.726.921.3
Oct26.321.917.1
Nov21.817.913.7
Dec17.41410


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bodrum are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.

When can you find snow in Bodrum? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bodrum.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bodrum (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan29%05.7
Feb28%05.1
Mar13%02.1
Apr13%01.8
May9%01
Jun1%00.1
Jul0%00
Aug0%00
Sep4%01.5
Oct11%02.5
Nov15%03.5
Dec32%06.9

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan29014.5
Feb28013
Mar1305.3
Apr1304.6
May902.5
Jun100.3
Jul000
Aug000
Sep403.8
Oct1106.4
Nov1508.9
Dec32017.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Bodrum has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (33.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (58.5%).

Wind in Bodrum is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by July and February. March’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.5 MPH or 10.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January where average top sustained speeds reach 11.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bodrum.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.4Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze
Feb5.5Light breeze9.6Gentle breeze
Mar5.6Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze
Apr5.1Light breeze9Gentle breeze
May4.6Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Jun5.3Light breeze9.4Gentle breeze
Jul5.6Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze
Aug5.1Light breeze9.2Gentle breeze
Sep4.7Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze
Oct4.4Light breeze8.3Gentle breeze
Nov4.4Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Dec4.8Light breeze8.5Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan58.3%
Feb57.9%
Mar50.7%
Apr46.8%
May46.3%
Jun38.4%
Jul33.3%
Aug35.5%
Sep40.7%
Oct49.2%
Nov55%
Dec58.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Bodrum?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Turkey; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 02, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Bodrum, Turkey is July, followed by June and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bodrum in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 34.8 in November means 34.8% of the tourists vs. July.


Overall Bodrum Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84.1°F (28.9°C) and 62.6°F (17°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Bodrum, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92.4°F (33.6°C) and 68.6°F (20.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Bodrum to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 65°F (18.3°C) and 59.4°F (15.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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