Diyarbakır, Turkey: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Diyarbakır, Turkey? If you're planning to go to Diyarbakır, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Diyarbakır, Turkey

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

Important essentials for Diyarbakır, Turkey

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Diyarbakır, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Diyarbakır, Turkey

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Diyarbakır.

If you intend to see the heavenly Meryem Ana Kilisesi, it's important to wear modest clothing:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to see the majestic Great Mosque of Diyarbakır, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Diyarbakır tourism authority.

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

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January

Traveling to Diyarbakır in January, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

If you visit Diyarbakır during March, you are likely to see that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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April

April in Diyarbakır is balmy. 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 50% to 60% range on average.

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May

If you are traveling to Diyarbakır in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you go to Diyarbakır in June, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you vacation in Diyarbakır during July, you might notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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August

If you vacation in Diyarbakır during August, you may notice that it is unbearably hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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September

September here is extremely hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

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

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November

November in Diyarbakır is chilly. 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 50% to 60% range on average.

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December

December in Diyarbakır can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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