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

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Traveling to Eastern Anatolia, Turkey? If you're planning to go to Eastern Anatolia, this article contains 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 Eastern Anatolia, Turkey

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

Important essentials for Eastern Anatolia, Turkey

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Eastern Anatolia, Turkey by month

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January

If you go to Eastern Anatolia in January, you will notice that it is biting cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Eastern Anatolia is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in Eastern Anatolia is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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April

Traveling to Eastern Anatolia in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Eastern Anatolia is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Eastern Anatolia is a perfect temperature. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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July

If you visit Eastern Anatolia during July, you may notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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August

August for Eastern Anatolia is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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September

September is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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October

If you visit Eastern Anatolia during October, you will probably notice that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Eastern Anatolia can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

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December

If you go to Eastern Anatolia in December, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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