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

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

When to go to Kastamonu, Turkey

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

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

January

If you go to Kastamonu in January, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket

February

February in Kastamonu is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Kastamonu in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Kastamonu during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Kastamonu during June, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Kastamonu is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Kastamonu in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Kastamonu can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Kastamonu is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Kastamonu in December, 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:

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

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

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

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