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.



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)


“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.

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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 40.7 32.2 24.1
Feb 44.8 35.6 26.2
Mar 56.5 45.1 32.8
Apr 66.4 54 40.5
May 77.1 63.2 48.2
Jun 89.5 74.2 56.1
Jul 97.2 82.1 64.1
Aug 97.3 82 64.5
Sep 87.9 72.1 55.2
Oct 72.8 59 45.6
Nov 57.4 45.5 34.7
Dec 44.2 35.9 28.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.8 0.1 -4.4
Feb 7.1 2 -3.2
Mar 13.6 7.3 0.4
Apr 19.1 12.2 4.7
May 25.1 17.3 9
Jun 31.9 23.4 13.4
Jul 36.2 27.8 17.8
Aug 36.3 27.8 18.1
Sep 31.1 22.3 12.9
Oct 22.7 15 7.6
Nov 14.1 7.5 1.5
Dec 6.8 2.2 -2.1



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.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 3 1.6
Feb 19% 2.6 1.6
Mar 15% 6.2 1.6
Apr 23% 0 1.9
May 16% 0 1.7
Jun 6% 0 0.6
Jul 1% 0 0.1
Aug 0% 0 0.1
Sep 3% 0 0.4
Oct 13% 0 1.5
Nov 15% 0 1.9
Dec 14% 1.6 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 7.6 4.1
Feb 19 6.6 4.1
Mar 15 15.7 4.1
Apr 23 0 4.8
May 16 0 4.3
Jun 6 0 1.5
Jul 1 0 0.3
Aug 0 0 0.3
Sep 3 0 1
Oct 13 0 3.8
Nov 15 0 4.8
Dec 14 4.1 3.6


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.

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 4.9 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
Jan 66.5%
Feb 62.3%
Mar 45.2%
Apr 44.3%
May 40.7%
Jun 23%
Jul 16.3%
Aug 15.8%
Sep 21.7%
Oct 41.6%
Nov 56.4%
Dec 69.2%


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

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 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.


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