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

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

When to go to Gaziantep, Turkey

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

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

January

January in Gaziantep can be very chilly. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Gaziantep in March, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Gaziantep is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Gaziantep in May, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Gaziantep is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

If you are traveling to Gaziantep in July, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

August

August here is sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Gaziantep 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:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gaziantep, 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 Gaziantep
  • 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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