The best times to visit Rize for ideal weather are

April 16th to July 15th


August 27th to November 25th

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



Other Rize Travel Info

Weather in Rize


Average temperatures in Rize vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Rize, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 85.2°F (29.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.7°F (24.8°C) at night.

Rize Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Rize 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.

Rize Perceived Temperature (F)


Rize Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Rize 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 52.3 48 43.3
Feb 51.7 47.4 42.6
Mar 54 49.4 44.3
Apr 59 54.6 49.1
May 67.8 63.8 58.7
Jun 76.4 73.2 67.6
Jul 81.8 78.5 72.3
Aug 83.2 80.1 73.9
Sep 78.9 74.1 67.1
Oct 68.6 64.8 60
Nov 62.4 57.4 51.7
Dec 55.1 50.2 45

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.3 8.9 6.3
Feb 10.9 8.6 5.9
Mar 12.2 9.7 6.8
Apr 15 12.6 9.5
May 19.9 17.7 14.8
Jun 24.7 22.9 19.8
Jul 27.7 25.8 22.4
Aug 28.4 26.7 23.3
Sep 26.1 23.4 19.5
Oct 20.3 18.2 15.6
Nov 16.9 14.1 10.9
Dec 12.8 10.1 7.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rize are January, May, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late September with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of September 24th.

When can you find snow in Rize? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Rize is often around around December 10th 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 Rize.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 6.6 2.6
Feb 13% 0 2.1
Mar 17% 1.6 2.7
Apr 19% 0 2.3
May 11% 0 1.6
Jun 16% 0 3.3
Jul 17% 0 4.3
Aug 17% 0 5.4
Sep 28% 0 8.4
Oct 22% 0 7.3
Nov 23% 0 5.6
Dec 18% 8.6 5.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 16.8 6.6
Feb 13 0 5.3
Mar 17 4.1 6.9
Apr 19 0 5.8
May 11 0 4.1
Jun 16 0 8.4
Jul 17 0 10.9
Aug 17 0 13.7
Sep 28 0 21.3
Oct 22 0 18.5
Nov 23 0 14.2
Dec 18 21.8 14.2


Humidity and Wind

Rize has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (59.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (69%).

Wind in Rize is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and June. April’s average wind speed of around 2.6 knots (3 MPH or 4.9 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 early April where average top sustained speeds reach 5.5 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 1.9 Barely noticeable 4.2 Light breeze
Feb 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Mar 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Apr 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
May 2.3 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Jun 2.4 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze
Jul 1.9 Barely noticeable 3.4 Light breeze
Aug 2.1 Barely noticeable 3.7 Barely noticeable
Sep 2.1 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze
Oct 1.7 Barely noticeable 3.4 Barely noticeable
Nov 1.6 Barely noticeable 3.7 Light breeze
Dec 1.5 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.1%
Feb 63.2%
Mar 63.5%
Apr 67.5%
May 69%
Jun 64.9%
Jul 59.1%
Aug 59.6%
Sep 63.6%
Oct 68.1%
Nov 65.2%
Dec 65.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Rize?

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 Rize, Turkey is June, followed by July and May. 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 Rize 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

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 47.5 in November means 47.5% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Rize Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72.9°F (22.7°C) and 51.6°F (10.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with about 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Rize, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82°F (27.8°C) and 59°F (15°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 8 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Rize to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.5°F (13.6°C) and 50.1°F (10.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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