The best times to visit Elazig for ideal weather are
April 30th to July 1st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Elazig Travel Guide
Other Elazig Travel Info
Weather in Elazig
Average temperatures in Elazig vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 33rd 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 Elazig, 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 99.7°F (37.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.4°F (19.1°C) at night.
Elazig Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Elazig Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Elazig Perceived Temperature (F)
Elazig Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Elazig 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Elazig are August, July, 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 early July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.
When can you find snow in Elazig? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Elazig is often around around December 17th 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 Elazig.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Elazig (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Elazig has some humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is August (15.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (69.2%).
Wind in Elazig is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and March. July’s average wind speed of around 6.4 knots (7.3 MPH or 11.8 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 early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Elazig.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||4.9||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||6.1||Light breeze||11.5||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.8||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|May||5.5||Light breeze||11||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6.1||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.4||Light breeze||11||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.7||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.5||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.7||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.8||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Elazig?
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 Elazig, 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 Elazig 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
Overall Elazig Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 84.2°F (29°C) and 50.1°F (10.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Elazig, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 93.2°F (34°C) and 51°F (10.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 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 far too cold this time of year in Elazig to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.1°F (10.1°C) and 38.8°F (3.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.