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Istanbul weather in July (Marmara Region, Turkey)

How is the weather in Istanbul in July? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Istanbul the weather in July is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and low rainfall. July falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 28°C, while night temperatures can drop to 22°C.

Precipitation

Istanbul in July usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 26 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 4 days of rain.

Average sunshine

With around 318 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, July is one of the better months to visit Istanbul. May, June, July, August, September and October typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Istanbul climate page with graphs.

 

Istanbul, monthly averages in July

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 22°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 28°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 25°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 13%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 26 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 4 days  
SunshineSunshine 318 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 69%  

Where to go in Turkey in July

Find out more about the weather in Turkey and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. With a water temperature of around 25°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

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