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

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

When to go to Side, Turkey

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

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

January

If you visit Side during January, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat

April

April in Side is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

May

If you vacation in Side during May, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you visit Side during June, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

July

If you are traveling to Side in July, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Side in October, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants

November

November in Side is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

December

In December, Side can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Side, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella

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

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