Kusadasi, Turkey Weather and Climate
The city of Kusadasi is located on the Turkish Aegean Sea in the Aydin Province, around 100 kilometers south of Izmir.
Around 102,000 people live in Kuşadası on an area of 225 square kilometers. Kusadasi and the entire Turkish Aegean Sea form a popular holiday region that is far less crowded than the tourist strongholds of the Turkish Riviera.
Kusadasi is around 80 kilometers south of Izmir and around 150 kilometers north of Bodrum. Numerous beaches line the surrounding area, the bay of Kusadasi is considered the most picturesque in the entire Aegean Sea.
The city is a popular port of call for cruise ships in the high season. Both package holidaymakers and individual travelers usually land at Izmir airport, the transfer time is around an hour.
Climate in Kusadasi
The Mediterranean climate in Kusadesi manifests itself in mild temperatures in winter and high dry weather conditions in summer. At the beginning of the year you will find mild weather with temperatures of 12 to 14 degrees, which in May on the Turkish Aegean Sea can climb up to 24 degrees. In the months of July and August, the maximum of around 32 degrees is reached, and rainfall is extremely rare.
At night, temperatures drop to a minimum of 22 degrees in summer. In the winter months of November and December, however, it is quite cool and humid. Reaches Kusadasi between December and March maximum temperatures of 14 degrees, the precipitation values can rise to 152 millimeters in December and January. With the beginning of spring, it quickly becomes friendlier on the Aegean Sea, but the water temperatures are only suitable for bathing from mid-May.
When to go to Kusadasi
The best travel time for Kusadasi (Turkish Aegean Sea) is from June to September. The excellent Mediterranean weather conditions ensure a first-class holiday experience. The water temperatures never drop below 16 degrees in the course of the year and even reach values of up to 25 degrees Celsius in the months of July to September. Nothing stands in the way of extensive bathing in the Mediterranean.
The mild nighttime temperatures also invite you to linger outdoors in the evening. In the months of November to March we advise against a trip to Kusadasi. The temperatures are now falling significantly and the probability of precipitation increases considerably. In December, up to 152 millimeters can fall on 14 rainy days on the Turkish Aegean Sea.
Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine
|Daytime temperature||12 ° C||12 ° C||14 ° C||18 ° C||24 ° C||29 ° C||32 ° C||32 ° C||27 ° C||22 ° C||17 ° C||13 ° C|
|Night temperature||7 ° C||6 ° C||8 ° C||11 ° C||15 ° C||20 ° C||22 ° C||23 ° C||18 ° C||15 ° C||11 ° C||8 ° C|
|Water temperature||17 ° C||16 ° C||16 ° C||17 ° C||19 ° C||22 ° C||24 ° C||25 ° C||24 ° C||22 ° C||20 ° C||18 ° C|
|Precipitation in mm||145||105||82||47||26||9||4||5||18||42||92||152|
|Hours of sunshine||7||7||9||10||12||13||14||13||11||9||8||6|
The annual average temperature is 17.3 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is August (27.5 ° C), coldest month of February with averages of 9 ° C. The maximum water temperature is 25 ° C. Comfortable bathing is possible at these temperatures. All but February and March have a water temperature of at least 17 ° C. Bathing is then possible to a limited extent. The months of June, July, August, September and October have a water temperature of at least 21 ° C and are therefore suitable for a beach holiday.
The annual precipitation is 727 mm on 97 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. Snowfall is generally not expected in any month.
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 14 hours of sunshine per day. The average annual sun shines 9.9 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.
The following larger towns are nearby and have a similar climate: Kuşadası, Izmir and Aydın.
Highlights and attractions
An absolute highlight for families with children is the Adaland water park, which is an exciting day trip and offers a refreshing alternative to daily beach visits. In addition to the city beach, just outside of Kusadasi you will find the picturesque Long Beach, Silver Beach, Kadınlar Beach and Ladies Beach.
There is a lot to discover culturally in the region: In addition to Kusadasi Castle and Gazi Begendi Park, the archaeological sites of Ephesus and the house of Mother Mary beckon. The bazaars in the pretty streets of the city also offer exciting impressions and an Oriental retail flair. The bird island connected to the mainland is also one of the most important sights of Kusadasi and is the namesake of the city (Kusadasi = bird island).
Kusadasi weather in March, April and May
Average daily temperatures between 14 ° C and 24 ° C can be expected over the next three months. In Kusadasi, it gets warmest in May, while March is noticeably cooler.
Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 16-19 ° C.
The expected rainfall is around 9 days in March, around 8 days in April and around 5 days in May.
In the period from March to May, the sun shines an average of 9 to 12 hours a day. The sunniest weather is in May in Kusadasi, with less sun you will have to get by in March.