Mersin, Turkey: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Mersin, Turkey? If you're planning to go to Mersin, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Mersin, Turkey

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

Important essentials for Mersin, Turkey

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mersin, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Mersin is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you go to Mersin in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Mersin is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you are traveling to Mersin in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Mersin in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you go to Mersin in October, 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Mersin is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you go to Mersin in December, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the must-see Mersin Grand Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Mersin tourism authority.

If you see the Atatürk Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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