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

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

When to go to Ürgüp, Turkey

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

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

January

Traveling to Ürgüp in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Ürgüp can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Ürgüp during March, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Ürgüp is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

May

If you visit Ürgüp during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella

June

June in Ürgüp is warm. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Ürgüp is hot and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Ürgüp during October, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Ürgüp is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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