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

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

When to go to Bodrum, Turkey

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

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

January

January in Bodrum is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Bodrum during February, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Bodrum is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Bodrum in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Bodrum during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Bodrum during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Bodrum in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Bodrum in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Bodrum in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Bodrum is cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Bodrum is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Bodrum, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bodrum, 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 Bodrum
  • Appropriate museum wear

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