What’s the weather like in Marmaris in December?
Thanks to its wonderful Mediterranean climate, this glorious resort in the Turkish Riviera enjoys pleasant weather in this month. The Marmaris weather in December is mild with a great amount of sunshine for the time of year. December is the wettest time though and you’ll need to pack a rain jacket in case you’re caught by a shower.
Marmaris is nestled on the charming south west coast of Turkey, where the Mediterranean and Aegean Sea meet. These waters stay quite warm all year, with an average sea temperature of 18°C in December, and this helps to keep the air mild on the land in winter. The surrounding mountains of Marmaris can also trap warm air and stop temperatures falling too low.
Visitors still enjoy coming to this part of Turkey at this time to soak up some winter sun. The weather in Marmaris in December has an average of nine hours sunshine each day, which is brilliant for winter in Europe. The sun rises at 8am and finally fades at 6pm at the start of the month. Marmaris has an average daytime high temperature of 16°C and only drops to a low of 7°C on rare chilly days. At night time the temperature is usually around 6°C so you’ll need a jacket if you’re away from your hotel in the late evening. Watch out for showers in December. Marmaris gets an average of 147mm of rainfall during 14 rain-affected days, which is the highest level of the year. The heat and humidity levels are low and the wind speed is light at just 8mph.