Antalya, Turkey: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Antalya, Turkey? If you're planning to go to Antalya, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Antalya, Turkey

Based on the climate and weather in Antalya, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Antalya, Turkey by month

January

Traveling to Antalya in January, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage

February

If you visit Antalya during February, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

March

March in Antalya is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

April

April in Antalya is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

May

May is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

June

If you go to Antalya in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts

July

July for Antalya can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you visit Antalya during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

September

If you vacation in Antalya during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

October

If you are traveling to Antalya in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

November

If you vacation in Antalya during November, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts

December

December for Antalya is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Antalya, Turkey

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Antalya, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Antalya
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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