The best times to visit Malatya for ideal weather are
April 23rd to June 17th
September 3rd 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.
Malatya Travel Guide
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Weather in Malatya
Average temperatures in Malatya vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Malatya, 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 97.3°F (36.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.8°F (22.1°C) at night.
Malatya Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Malatya 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.
Malatya Perceived Temperature (F)
Malatya Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Malatya 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 Malatya are August, July, 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 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 Malatya? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around April, especially close to late January and early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Malatya is often around around January 29th 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 Malatya.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Malatya (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
Malatya has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (22% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (69.9%).
Wind in Malatya is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and March. June’s average wind speed of around 4.1 knots (4.7 MPH or 7.6 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 June where average top sustained speeds reach 9.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Malatya.
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||2.4||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.6||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.5||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.6||Barely noticeable||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.6||Barely noticeable||8.8||Light breeze|
|Jun||4.1||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.1||Light breeze||8.2||Light breeze|
|Aug||3.5||Barely noticeable||7||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.5||Barely noticeable||7.2||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.8||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.2||Barely noticeable||4.8||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.2||Barely noticeable||4.6||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Malatya?
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 Malatya, 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 Malatya 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 Malatya Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83.4°F (28.6°C) and 49.6°F (9.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 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 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Malatya, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Malatya to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.6°F (9.8°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.