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

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

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.

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

January

January in Mersin is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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:

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

March

Traveling to Mersin in March, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Mersin in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go 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:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Mersin during July, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Mersin during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Mersin in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Mersin in December, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Mersin
  • 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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