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

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

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.

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

January

Traveling to Izmit in January, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat

February

February in Izmit is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows once in a while. 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:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

March

If you visit Izmit during March, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

In April, Izmit is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Izmit, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage

May

May in Izmit is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear

June

If you are traveling to Izmit in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

August

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

September

September in Izmit is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

October

October for Izmit is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

November

November in Izmit is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. 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:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece

December

December in Izmit can be very chilly and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Izmit
  • Appropriate museum wear

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