What’s the weather like in Izmir in May?
Izmir is a vibrant city and beach resort in western Turkey. Found along the country’s Aegean coastline, it has a Mediterranean climate bringing hot, dry summers and mild, damp winters to the area. In May, temperatures can get rather hot during the daytime, although evenings are still quite cool. This is the perfect time to visit Izmir if you want to avoid the busy crowds and heat of the summer.
In May, the average temperature in Izmir is 19ºC, with highs of 25ºC in the hottest part of the afternoon. You’ll need your summer wardrobe and plenty of sun cream for the days, but don’t forget to pack some warmer clothes for evenings out, as temperatures fall to an average low of 13ºC after dark. Less than 30mm of rain’s expected across six wet days in May, so any showers will be short-lived and won’t affect your holiday. If you want to take a dip in the Aegean Sea, the water’s a pleasant 19ºC at this time of year.