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

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

When to go to Balikesir, Turkey

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

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

January

If you visit Balikesir during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Balikesir can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Balikesir, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Balikesir is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Balikesir, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear

April

Traveling to Balikesir in April, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Balikesir in May, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

If you are traveling to Balikesir in June, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

July

If you go to Balikesir in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

August in Balikesir is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

September

If you go to Balikesir in September, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you are traveling to Balikesir in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

If you visit Balikesir during November, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Balikesir is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Balikesir, 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 Balikesir
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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