Turkish lake district weather in January

Considering a trip to Turkish lake district this January and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Turkish lake district in January?

Turkish lake district is a region in Turkey. January in Turkish lake district generally has cold temperatures, with moderate precipitation. January is a winter month.

The average maximum temperatures are cold and range from 5°C in Lake Eğirdir to 8°C in Lake Salda. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to -1°C in Lake Salda and -2°C in Lake Eğirdir. Typically, it's the chilliest month of the year. Making it a great time for staying indoors and enjoying the warmth. Make sure you're prepared by packing the right winter outfits.

In January, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate snow/rainfall in Lake Salda with an average of 58 mm to moderate snow/rainfall in Lake Eğirdir with 87 mm. Lake Salda experiences its highest rainfall in this month of the year. Come prepared by bringing an umbrella. The city Lake Salda usually sees around 114 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Turkish lake district in January, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Turkish lake district climate page.

Where to go in Turkish lake district in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Turkish lake district 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 Turkish lake district

What is the weather like in January for the 2 most popular destinations in Turkish lake district?

Average weather in Lake Salda

In January Lake Salda generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Lake Salda
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
10°C 
1°C 
102 hours 
49 mm 
12 days 
poor 
8°C 
-1°C 
114 hours 
58 mm 
12 days 
poor 
10°C 
0°C 
120 hours 
55 mm 
10 days 
poor 
Climate in Lake Salda

Average weather in Lake Eğirdir

In January Lake Eğirdir generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -2°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Lake Eğirdir
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
7°C 
-0°C 
78 mm 
13 days 
poor 
5°C 
-2°C 
87 mm 
13 days 
poor 
7°C 
-2°C 
77 mm 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Lake Eğirdir

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Is January the best time to visit Turkish lake district?

Given the typically poor weather conditions in Lake Salda, January may not be the ideal time to visit Turkish lake district.

Generally speaking, May, June, July, August, September and October provide perfect weather in Lake Salda. On the other hand, the months of January, February and December tend to have poor weather conditions.

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