The best times to visit Fethiye for ideal weather are
February 19th to May 27th
October 1st to December 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Fethiye Travel Guide
Weather in Fethiye
Average temperatures in Fethiye vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 65th 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 Fethiye, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 97.7°F (36.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 81.1°F (27.3°C) at night.
Fethiye Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Fethiye 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.
Fethiye Perceived Temperature (F)
Fethiye Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Fethiye 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 Fethiye 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 April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.
When can you find snow in Fethiye? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Fethiye.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Fethiye (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
Fethiye has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (38.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (62.7%).
Wind in Fethiye is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 3.6 knots (4.1 MPH or 6.6 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 6.1 knots, which is considered a light breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Fethiye.
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||2.1||Barely noticeable||4.3||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.5||Barely noticeable||4.7||Light breeze|
|Mar||2.7||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|Apr||2.8||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|May||2.9||Barely noticeable||5.4||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.6||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Aug||3.1||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Sep||3||Barely noticeable||5.4||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.3||Barely noticeable||4.7||Light breeze|
|Nov||1.7||Barely noticeable||3.7||Light breeze|
|Dec||1.9||Barely noticeable||3.5||Barely noticeable|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Fethiye?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Aug 21, 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 Aug 16, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Fethiye, Turkey is July, followed by August and June. 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 Fethiye 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
Overall Fethiye Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.8°F (28.2°C) and 64.1°F (17.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 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 Fethiye, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 93°F (33.9°C) and 69.6°F (20.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Fethiye to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.5°F (19.2°C) and 60.6°F (15.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.