The best times to visit Tarsus for ideal weather are
February 26th to June 3rd
October 1st to December 23rd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Tarsus Travel Guide
Other Tarsus Travel Info
Weather in Tarsus
Average temperatures in Tarsus 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 66th 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 Tarsus, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 92.9°F (33.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 84.3°F (29.1°C) at night.
Tarsus Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Tarsus 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.
Tarsus Perceived Temperature (F)
Tarsus Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Tarsus 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 Tarsus are July, August, and then September. 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 January. For example, on the week of January 8th 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 1 days of significant precipitation the week of February 12th.
When can you find snow in Tarsus? 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Tarsus.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tarsus (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
Tarsus has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is November (41.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (59%).
Wind in Tarsus is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by June and July. August’s average wind speed of around 4.4 knots (5 MPH or 8.1 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Tarsus.
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||2.7||Barely noticeable||5.1||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.8||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.2||Barely noticeable||6.6||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.9||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.9||Barely noticeable||7.2||Light breeze|
|Jun||4.2||Light breeze||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.2||Light breeze||6.9||Light breeze|
|Aug||4.4||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.8||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.5||Barely noticeable||5.2||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.3||Barely noticeable||4.4||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.4||Barely noticeable||4.6||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Tarsus?
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 Tarsus, Turkey is July, followed by June and August. 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 Tarsus in December. 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 Tarsus Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Tarsus, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 91.2°F (32.9°C) and 68.6°F (20.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 2 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 Tarsus to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 65.4°F (18.6°C) and 57.8°F (14.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.