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

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

When to go to Mardin, Turkey

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

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

January

If you visit Mardin during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool.

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 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Mardin can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Mardin during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 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:

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

April

April in Mardin is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Mardin is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Mardin is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Mardin in July, you will notice that it is a scorcher. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Mardin during August, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Mardin during September, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Mardin is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Mardin is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Mardin can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mardin, 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 Mardin
  • 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
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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