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The weather guide for Turkey (Istanbul) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Istanbul?

The hottest time of year in Istanbul is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 81°F with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Istanbul?

In terms of rainfall, December is usually the wettest month in Istanbul with 5.0 inches on average. There are normally 18 days in December with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Istanbul?

The sunniest time of year in Istanbul is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 79% of daylight hours; that's 12 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Istanbul?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Istanbul in August when the water temperature reaches 75°F.

What is the flight time to Turkey from the UK?

The flight time to Turkey from the UK is typically 4 to 6.5 hours.

What is the time difference between Turkey and the UK?

The time difference between Turkey and the UK is GMT+3 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Turkey?

The main languages spoken in Turkey are Turkish and Kurdish.

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What is the currency in Turkey?

The currency in Turkey is the Turkish Lira (TRY).

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Which plugs are used in Turkey?

Turkey uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Turkey?

They drive on the right side of the road in Turkey.

Compare Istanbul weather with the USA

Below the Istanbul weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Istanbul, Turkey and the USA (Washington).

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