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

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

When to go to Malatya, Turkey

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

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

January

January in this region is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Malatya is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Malatya is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Malatya in April, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Malatya is warm. 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:

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

June

June in this region is hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

July

July here is extremely hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Malatya in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Malatya is extremely warm and very dry. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Malatya in October, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Malatya in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Malatya during December, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Malatya, 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 Malatya
  • 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

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