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

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

When to go to Çatalhöyük, Turkey

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

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

January

January in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear

February

February in Çatalhöyük is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket

March

March here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat

April

If you vacation in Çatalhöyük during April, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

May

May in Çatalhöyük is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts

June

If you vacation in Çatalhöyük during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

July

If you visit Çatalhöyük during July, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

If you visit Çatalhöyük during August, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 30 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

September

If you go to Çatalhöyük in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

October is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

November

November is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

December

If you vacation in Çatalhöyük during December, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Çatalhöyük, 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 Çatalhöyük

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