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

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

When to go to Bursa, Turkey

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

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

January

January here is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Bursa is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits 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:

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

April

April in Bursa is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Bursa in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

June

June in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

July is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Bursa during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Bursa during September, you are likely to find that it is warm. 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).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Bursa during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Bursa in November, 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:

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

December

December in Bursa is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits 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
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

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

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

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