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

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

When to go to Göreme, Turkey

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

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

January

January for Göreme is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens

March

March in Göreme is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Göreme during April, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces

May

May in Göreme is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots

July

If you are traveling to Göreme in July, you will notice that it is hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Göreme during August, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Göreme during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Göreme is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Göreme is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Göreme in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Göreme, 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 Göreme
  • 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
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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