What’s the weather like in Turkey in June?
There’s different weather around Turkey, which is a transcontinental country with land in both Asia and Europe. If you’re going there in June though, you can be fairly sure of getting hot temperatures and not much rain, particularly if you’re heading to the popular southern Mediterranean coast.
Turkey’s Aegean and Mediterranean regions enjoy lovely hot, dry summers, so June’s an ideal time for you to visit. Mountains close to the Mediterranean coast mean the Central Anatolia Region has a more continental climate, while coastal spots on the Black Sea have an oceanic climate, which means things will be warm and wet in June.
One of Turkey’s most popular spots is Antalya on the south coast, where you’ll get an average high of 31ºC in June. The sea’s a lovely 25ºC, while humidity’s moderate. UV levels will be very high so don’t forget to bring plenty of sun cream. Sunset’s around 8.15pm in June. Things stay nice and pleasant in the evenings, with temperatures only dropping to 18ºC. Average rainfall’s 10mm over three rainy days, and you can expect long days with 15 hours of daylight and 12 hours of sunshine.
Things to Do
The weather’s perfect for heading to Turkey’s beaches in June; try Antalya’s popular Konyaalti Beach, Gümbet Beach in Bodrum or spectacular Ölü Deniz with its picturesque Blue Lagoon. There’s some great ancient sites to visit if you can tear yourself away from the sands, including Ephesus near Seljuk, home to the Temple of Artemis, and Aspendos with its amphitheatre, which is close to Antalya.