Black Sea Region Turkey weather in January

Planning a journey to Black Sea Region Turkey this January and curious over the weather conditions to await? Your essential details are found on this page, answering your query:

What is the weather like in Black Sea Region Turkey in January?

Black Sea Region Turkey is a region in Turkey. The weather in Black Sea Region Turkey in January can be quite varied, with temperatures that range from very cold to cold and precipitation levels ranging from moderate to heavy. During January, winter is in full swing.

During the day temperatures vary from very cold in Kelkit at -2°C to cold in Sinop at 10°C. At night it cools down to 5°C in Sinop and -12°C in Kelkit. On average, January is the coldest month of the year in Black Sea Region Turkey. So be prepared and make sure to pack winter cloths.

In January, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate snowfall in Kelkit with an average of 52 mm to heavy snowfall in Hopa with 189 mm. Most cities witness limited sunny days, expect roughly 84 hours of sunlight in Trabzon. This low amount of sunlight is perfect for those who lean towards dimmer, cloudier weather rather than intense sunny days.

For a closer look at January's conditions in Black Sea Region Turkey, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Black Sea Region Turkey's yearly weather, check out our Black Sea Region Turkey climate page.

Where to go in Black Sea Region Turkey in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Black Sea Region Turkey on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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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).

Popular destinations in Black Sea Region Turkey

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Black Sea Region Turkey?

Average weather in Trabzon

In January Trabzon generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 9°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Trabzon
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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11°C 
6°C 
85 hours 
120 mm 
13 days 
poor 
9°C 
3°C 
84 hours 
123 mm 
13 days 
poor 
9°C 
3°C 
89 hours 
110 mm 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Trabzon

Average weather in Uzungol

In January Uzungol generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 1°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -7°C and high monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Uzungol
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
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3°C 
-6°C 
85 hours 
95 mm 
12 days 
poor 
1°C 
-7°C 
84 hours 
104 mm 
12 days 
poor 
2°C 
-6°C 
89 hours 
101 mm 
11 days 
poor 
Climate in Uzungol

Average weather in Safranbolu

In January Safranbolu generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 6°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -3°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Safranbolu
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
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conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
8°C 
-1°C 
88 mm 
13 days 
poor 
6°C 
-3°C 
86 mm 
14 days 
poor 
8°C 
-2°C 
95 mm 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Safranbolu

Average weather in Samsun

In January Samsun generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 9°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Samsun
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
11°C 
5°C 
91 hours 
96 mm 
13 days 
9°C 
3°C 
87 hours 
87 mm 
13 days 
poor 
10°C 
2°C 
96 hours 
85 mm 
13 days 
poor 
Climate in Samsun

Average weather in Sinop

In January Sinop generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Sinop
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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12°C 
7°C 
98 mm 
15 days 
10°C 
5°C 
81 mm 
15 days 
poor 
10°C 
4°C 
74 mm 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Sinop

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Is January the best time to visit Black Sea Region Turkey?

In our view, January might not be the best time to travel to Black Sea Region Turkey with often poor weather in Trabzon.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in June, July and August offering mostly pleasant weather in Trabzon. The weather in January, February, March and December, on the other hand, tends to be poor.

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