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.
Rize Travel Guide
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)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Rize (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
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.
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||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|
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 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 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
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.