The best times to visit Tarsus for ideal weather are

February 26th to June 3rd

or

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.

 

 


Other Tarsus Travel Info

Weather in Tarsus

Temperature

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)

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Tarsus Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Tarsus Perceived Temperature (F)

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Tarsus Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan58.953.247.7
Feb60.954.848.5
Mar66.560.354
Apr72.166.460.6
May78.47367.8
Jun85.48074.9
Jul90.585.581.1
Aug92.687.983.3
Sep8982.777
Oct81.874.366.9
Nov72.265.558.9
Dec6356.650.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan14.911.88.7
Feb16.112.79.2
Mar19.215.712.2
Apr22.319.115.9
May25.822.819.9
Jun29.726.723.8
Jul32.529.727.3
Aug33.731.128.5
Sep31.728.225
Oct27.723.519.4
Nov22.318.614.9
Dec17.213.710.1

 


 

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.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan7%02.2
Feb10%01.6
Mar4%01.1
Apr1%00.1
May3%00.4
Jun2%00.1
Jul0%00
Aug1%00.1
Sep1%00.5
Oct5%00.6
Nov5%01.3
Dec5%00.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan705.6
Feb1004.1
Mar402.8
Apr100.3
May301
Jun200.3
Jul000
Aug100.3
Sep101.3
Oct501.5
Nov503.3
Dec502

 

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.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan2.7Barely noticeable5.1Light breeze
Feb2.8Barely noticeable5.6Light breeze
Mar3.2Barely noticeable6.6Light breeze
Apr3.9Barely noticeable7.4Gentle breeze
May3.9Barely noticeable7.2Light breeze
Jun4.2Light breeze7.4Gentle breeze
Jul4.2Light breeze6.9Light breeze
Aug4.4Light breeze7.2Gentle breeze
Sep3.5Barely noticeable6.8Light breeze
Oct2.5Barely noticeable5.2Light breeze
Nov2.3Barely noticeable4.4Light breeze
Dec2.4Barely noticeable4.6Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan49.7%
Feb47.3%
Mar48.1%
Apr53.9%
May57.9%
Jun59%
Jul59%
Aug56.2%
Sep50.7%
Oct41.6%
Nov41.1%
Dec45.5%

 

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

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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 26.6 in December means 26.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

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.

 

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