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

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

When to go to Kahramanmaras, Turkey

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

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

January

January in Kahramanmaras can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Kahramanmaras is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Kahramanmaras in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Kahramanmaras during September, you are likely to find that it is really hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Kahramanmaras in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Kahramanmaras can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s 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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kahramanmaras, 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 Kahramanmaras
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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