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

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

When to go to Urfa, Turkey

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

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

January

If you vacation in Urfa during January, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s 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:

  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

February

If you vacation in Urfa during February, 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 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

March for Urfa is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Urfa in April, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Urfa is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Urfa during June, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Urfa is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Urfa in August, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Urfa in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Urfa is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Urfa can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Urfa, 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 Urfa
  • 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
  • Appropriate museum wear

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