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

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

When to go to Bolu, Turkey

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Bolu in January, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Bolu is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Bolu is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Bolu in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

May

May in Bolu is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

June

If you are traveling to Bolu in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Bolu during July, 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 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Bolu in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Bolu is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans

November

November in Bolu is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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