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

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Traveling to Gaziantep, Turkey? If you're planning to go to Gaziantep, the following is 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 Gaziantep, Turkey

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Gaziantep is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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February

February 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.

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March

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

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April

If you go to Gaziantep in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

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

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June

If you are traveling to Gaziantep in June, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you go to Gaziantep in July, you will notice that it is sweltering and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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August

If you visit Gaziantep during August, you might find that it is sizzling and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 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

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

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October

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

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November

November in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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December

If you go to Gaziantep in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Gaziantep, Turkey

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

If you are intending to visit the beautiful St. Mary's Armenian Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Gaziantep Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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