Best Time to Visit Marmaris

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Marmaris. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Marmaris. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Marmaris for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 5 °C to 35 °C
Waves Symbol 16 °C to 26 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.3111.42 in (4 – 14 Days of Rain)
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Geographical location

In the southwest of Turkey lies the popular coastal town of Marmaris in the Turkish Aegean.

It covers an area of 550 square miles and has a population of around 50,000, but the region is of major importance for tourism. Holiday resorts such as Fethiye and Bodrum are in the vicinity, Marmaris is considered the”pearl” of the Aegean coast and combines fantastic landscapes with an impressive culture.

To the north of the city is the Gulf of Gökova and to the south the Mediterranean Sea. The Greek island of Rhodes can be reached by ferry from Marmaris.

Most holidaymakers land at Dalaman Airport, approximately 68 miles away.

Climate in Marmaris

SAM_0837 (.Martin.)  [flickr.com]  CC BY-ND 
License Information available under 'Proof of Image Sources' The climate is very Mediterranean according to the location of Marmaris on the Aegean Sea. It is characterized by warm summers and a rather mild winter. In the cooler season from November to February, however, there can be some rainfall, January is the wettest month with up to 9.09 in of precipitation. However, as temperatures rise, the rain in the Turkish Aegean decreases very rapidly during the course of the year.

In April there is only 2.4 in of precipitation and the temperatures are already above 20 °C. From the end of May, the 30 °C mark is cracked almost daily, the warmest month in Marmaris is July with an average daytime temperature of 35 °C. Even in October, temperatures in Marmaris, Fethiye and Bodrum still exceed 25 °C, and from November it will be noticeably colder.

Best Time to Visit Marmaris: Overview

JanuaryJan
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FebruaryFeb
TemperaturesTemp. up to 15 °C
Water max. 16 °C
MarchMar
TemperaturesTemp. up to 18 °C
Water max. 16 °C
AprilApr
TemperaturesTemp. up to 21 °C
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NovemberNov
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When to visit Marmaris?


The best time to visit Marmaris and the Turkish Aegean is between June and October. Due to the enormous heat in July, however, this travel season is not recommended for everyone, but for absolute sun worshippers it can be a perfect travel period. The marginal months from mid-May to the end of June and from early September to mid-October are particularly pleasant.

The main season on the Aegean is mainly during the European summer holidays in July and August. The water temperature of up to 26 °C is very pleasant in summer and ideal for an unforgettable bathing holiday. In the months of November, December and January, Marmaris is affected by increased rainfall, at night temperatures can even reach 3 °C to 6 °C in winter.

However, some hotels offer special winter offers with relaxing hammam treatments, indoor pools and spa pampering programs for the colder seasons.

Climate Chart Marmaris

Climate Chart Marmaris
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Marmaris

In the following, you will find the climate table for Marmaris, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature15°15°18°21°26°31°35°34°31°26°20°16°
Night Temperature10°13°18°21°20°17°13°
Water Temperature17°16°16°17°20°23°25°26°25°23°21°18°
Precipitation (inch)9.096.694.762.41.10.590.910.310.983.197.0911.42
Rainy days1412131196468121314
Hours of Sunshine779111213141311987
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 18 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (28 °C)
Coldest month: January (10 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 26 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
all except February, and March

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
June, July, August, September, October, and November

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 48.54 inch on 122 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): January, November, and December
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 27.6 in

Months that have possible snowfall: January, and February

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 14 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 10.1 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Highlights and Attractions


A highlight of the city of Marmaris on the Aegean Sea is the authentic marina with historic fishing boats and nice nightlife. A nice destination is the Dalyan River. Here you can join small boat tours and discover the landscape. Other highlights of the region are the Marmaris Mountains, Dalyan and Icmeler Beach.

The heart of Marmaris is, of course, the over 9 miles long sandy beach, on whose promenade there are charming bars and restaurants as well as high-class hotels. The region on the Turkish Aegean combines a varied mix for every taste: from recreation and relaxation to water sports activities (diving, surfing) and nightlife in Bar Street, Marmaris is a unique holiday paradise!

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Marmaris
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Air Pressure: 1002 hPa       Humidity: 69 %
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Turkey: Regions

Marmaris is part of the holiday destination Turkey. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

Marmaris: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 1 reviews for Marmaris holiday already. Average rating is 5 of 5 stars.
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    JEANNETTE, 46 years old was there in June

    From the first to the last day best weather, always around 30 degrees, so you can enjoy your holiday relaxed.

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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