The best times to visit Sapanca for ideal weather are
March 26th to June 10th
September 17th 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.
Sapanca Travel Guide
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Weather in Sapanca
Average temperatures in Sapanca vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 54th 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 Sapanca, 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 90.8°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.9°F (23.8°C) at night.
Sapanca Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Sapanca 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.
Sapanca Perceived Temperature (F)
Sapanca Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Sapanca 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 Sapanca are July, August, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 12th.
When can you find snow in Sapanca? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Sapanca is often around around December 24th 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 Sapanca.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sapanca (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
Sapanca has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (51.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (69.7%).
Wind in Sapanca is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by July and January. August’s average wind speed of around 3.8 knots (4.4 MPH or 7 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 7.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Sapanca.
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||3.7||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.2||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.3||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
|May||3.2||Barely noticeable||6||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.8||Barely noticeable||6.7||Light breeze|
|Aug||3.8||Barely noticeable||6.8||Light breeze|
|Sep||3||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.4||Barely noticeable||5.2||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.5||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
|Dec||3.6||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Sapanca?
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 Sapanca, Turkey is May, followed by June and July. 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 Sapanca in October. 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 Sapanca Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 54.5°F (12.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 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 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Sapanca, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 61.7°F (16.5°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 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 too cold this time of year in Sapanca to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.6°F (15.3°C) and 50°F (10°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.