The best times to visit Diyarbakir for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 17th


September 10th to October 28th

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



Other Diyarbakir Travel Info

Weather in Diyarbakir


Average temperatures in Diyarbakir vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Diyarbakir, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 104°F (40°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.2°F (22.3°C) at night.

Diyarbakir Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Diyarbakir Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Diyarbakir Perceived Temperature (F)


Diyarbakir Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Diyarbakir 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 44.6 35.2 26.4
Feb 50.7 40.5 30.4
Mar 59.8 48.6 36.1
Apr 69.5 56.9 43
May 80.7 66.7 51.4
Jun 94.6 80 62
Jul 102.2 88.3 71.2
Aug 101.8 87.6 70.3
Sep 92.1 77.7 61.3
Oct 77.6 64.3 51.1
Nov 62.1 49.8 38.2
Dec 48.6 38.8 29.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7 1.8 -3.1
Feb 10.4 4.7 -0.9
Mar 15.4 9.2 2.3
Apr 20.8 13.8 6.1
May 27.1 19.3 10.8
Jun 34.8 26.7 16.7
Jul 39 31.3 21.8
Aug 38.8 30.9 21.3
Sep 33.4 25.4 16.3
Oct 25.3 17.9 10.6
Nov 16.7 9.9 3.4
Dec 9.2 3.8 -1.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Diyarbakir are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Diyarbakir? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Diyarbakir is often around around February 26th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Diyarbakir.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 3.7 2.2
Feb 25% 3.2 2.2
Mar 17% 19.7 2
Apr 20% 0 2.2
May 15% 0 2
Jun 5% 0 0.5
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0.4
Sep 4% 0 0.6
Oct 13% 0 1.9
Nov 11% 0 1.9
Dec 20% 1.7 2.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 9.4 5.6
Feb 25 8.1 5.6
Mar 17 50 5.1
Apr 20 0 5.6
May 15 0 5.1
Jun 5 0 1.3
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 1
Sep 4 0 1.5
Oct 13 0 4.8
Nov 11 0 4.8
Dec 20 4.3 6.1


Humidity and Wind

Diyarbakir has some humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is August (12% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (69.3%).

Wind in Diyarbakir is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 15.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.5 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 5 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.9 Light breeze 12.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.4 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
May 5.4 Light breeze 13.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 7.2 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Jul 7.2 Gentle breeze 14 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.2 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Sep 5.7 Light breeze 12.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Nov 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 4 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.3%
Feb 62.2%
Mar 52.5%
Apr 52.3%
May 43.4%
Jun 18.7%
Jul 12.2%
Aug 12%
Sep 18.2%
Oct 36.3%
Nov 52.1%
Dec 68.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Diyarbakir?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Türkiye; 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 Nov 23, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Diyarbakir, Turkey is March, followed by September and April. 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 Diyarbakir in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 30 in June means 30% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Diyarbakir Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 88.9°F (31.6°C) and 54.2°F (12.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Diyarbakir, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 97.5°F (36.4°C) and 55.8°F (13.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Diyarbakir to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.2°F (12.3°C) and 41.9°F (5.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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