Weather in Turkey in May 2016

Check the weather in Turkey in May before you book your next holiday. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in May 2016 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for Turkey.

The May weather guide for Turkey shown below is for Istanbul.

Weather in Turkey in May

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  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Turkey (Istanbul)21
    21°C max day temperature
  • 10 hours of sunshine per day (67% of daylight hours) in May in Turkey10
    10 hours of sunshine per day
  • 9 days with some rainfall in May in Turkey (Istanbul)9
    9 days with some rainfall
  • 12°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Turkey (Istanbul)12
    12°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in Turkey (Istanbul)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Turkey (Istanbul)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 35 mm monthly rainfall in May in Turkey (Istanbul)35
    35 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in May in Turkey (Istanbul)7
    7 (High) UV index
  • 15°C sea temperature in May in Turkey (Istanbul)15
    15°C sea temperature

The average maximum daytime temperature in Turkey in May is a comfortable 21°C (70°F). There are usually 10 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 67% of the 14 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Turkey in May is 15°C (59°F).

Expect 35mm (1.4 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 9 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be high (7 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 12°C (54°F). The weather in Turkey in May is represented by Istanbul.

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Turkey sunrise & sunset times for May 2016

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Turkey in May 2016. Select a month to view Turkey sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Turkey sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Istanbul.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st May 2016 06:02 20:01
Monday, 2nd May 2016 06:01 20:02
Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 05:59 20:03
Wednesday, 4th May 2016 05:58 20:04
Thursday, 5th May 2016 05:57 20:05
Friday, 6th May 2016 05:56 20:06
Saturday, 7th May 2016 05:55 20:07
Sunday, 8th May 2016 05:53 20:08
Monday, 9th May 2016 05:52 20:09
Tuesday, 10th May 2016 05:51 20:10
Wednesday, 11th May 2016 05:50 20:11
Thursday, 12th May 2016 05:49 20:12
Friday, 13th May 2016 05:48 20:13
Saturday, 14th May 2016 05:47 20:14
Sunday, 15th May 2016 05:46 20:15
Monday, 16th May 2016 05:45 20:16
Tuesday, 17th May 2016 05:44 20:17
Wednesday, 18th May 2016 05:43 20:18
Thursday, 19th May 2016 05:43 20:19
Friday, 20th May 2016 05:42 20:20
Saturday, 21st May 2016 05:41 20:21
Sunday, 22nd May 2016 05:40 20:22
Monday, 23rd May 2016 05:39 20:23
Tuesday, 24th May 2016 05:39 20:24
Wednesday, 25th May 2016 05:38 20:25
Thursday, 26th May 2016 05:37 20:25
Friday, 27th May 2016 05:37 20:26
Saturday, 28th May 2016 05:36 20:27
Sunday, 29th May 2016 05:36 20:28
Monday, 30th May 2016 05:35 20:29
Tuesday, 31st May 2016 05:35 20:29
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