Weather in Turkey in May

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Visiting Turkey in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (77°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.9hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a great time for sunbathing in Turkey. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (67°F). May is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Turkey.

Consider visiting Turkey in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Turkey in May?

Yes, May is a great time for sunbathing in Turkey.

May has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (77°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.9hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Turkey in May?

Yes, May is a a slightly chilly month for swimming in Turkey with cool sea temperatures 20°C (67°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Turkey?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Turkey.

May has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (77°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.9hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a great time for sunbathing in Turkey. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (67°F). May is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Turkey.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Turkey warm in May?

Yes, Turkey is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Turkey in May is 25°C (77°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (70°) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Turkey in May is 20°C (67°F). The average temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Turkey in May?

The average day light hours per day in Turkey in May are 14.1. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.9hrs making the days very long and bright.

More about May sunshine.

Temperature in Turkey in May

The average maximum temperature in Turkey in May is 25°C (77°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Turkey in May is 20°C (67°F). The average temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Turkey in May is 14°C (58°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Turkey in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.1 per day in Turkey. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.9hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Turkey in May is typically 9.8 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Turkey in May

The average sea water temperature in Turkey in May is 19.5°C (67.1°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Turkey in May

The average total rainfall in Turkey in May is 1.2cm (0.5inches) and on average there are 5.4 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Turkey in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Turkey in May is 16°C (61°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Turkey in May is typically 88.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.3% in the previous month and 83% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Turkey in May is typically 67.1%. The average relative humidity is 68% in the previous month and 59.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Turkey in May

The average maximum wind speed in Turkey in May is typically 25KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Turkey in May is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Turkey in May is from the South.

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