Climate

  • Turkey has a Mediterranean temperate climate, with hot, dry summers and mild and rainy winters, though conditions can be much colder in central and eastern parts.
  • Mountains close to the coast prevent Mediterranean influences from extending inland in the south and north.
  • April, May, October & November generally have more rain whereas June, July and August are dry and hot.
  • Annual precipitation averages about 400 mm (15 in), with actual amounts determined by elevation.