Avg weather in May
14 Hrs per day
33 mm per month
63 % avg
5 Mph avg


What’s the weather like in Side in May?

Side is a lovely resort town on the southern coast of Turkey and has a Mediterranean climate bringing long, hot summers and short, mild winters to the area. A popular destination for relaxing beach holidays, you’ll find that temperatures rise quickly in May as the month goes on. Spring starts to feel like summer, and you’ll get lots of warm and sunny weather if you visit at this time of year.


In May, the average temperature in Side is 20ºC, reaching highs of 25ºC in the peak of the afternoon. Although it’s lovely and warm, conditions aren’t scorching, so you should be comfortable sightseeing as well as spending time on the beach. At 15ºC, evenings are pleasant too, but you may want bring a light jumper or cardigan in case you feel a bit cold at night. There’s just 30mm of rain in Side during May, and as this is spread across seven days, you can expect any showers to be short-lived. If you want to take a dip in the sea, the Mediterranean water’s an inviting 20ºC this month.

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