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

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Traveling to Izmit, Turkey? If you're planning to go to Izmit, 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 Izmit, Turkey

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

Important essentials for Izmit, Turkey

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

  • (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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

In January, Izmit is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Izmit, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

February in Izmit can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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April

April for Izmit can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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May

Traveling to Izmit in May, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

Traveling to Izmit in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you go to Izmit in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Izmit in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you visit Izmit during September, you are likely to notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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October

In October, Izmit is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Izmit, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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November

November is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

If you vacation in Izmit during December, you might notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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Activities for Izmit, Turkey

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

If you go to the Kocaeli Archaeology and Ethnograpy Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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