Istanbul Weather May
Istanbul is situated in Mediterranean climate zone that typically has warm or hot summer with mild rains and soft but rainy winter.
To help you choose the best time to travel, you can find climate data below on the weather in Istanbul in May.
|average daily high||+20°C|
|average daily low||+12.1°C|
|sunny / overcast hours||8.4 / 6.6|
|average monthly precipitation||34 mm|
Temperature in Istanbul
In May the average daily maximum in Istanbul is +20°C, and the minimum +12.1°C.
The hottest May day on record is +34.5°C, and the coldest +3°C.
Best beach resorts in May:
There are 15 hours of daylight in Istanbul in May. Out of these, on average 8.4 are sunny, which means there is quite a lot of sun.
The average monthly temperature in the Sea of Marmara on the beaches of Istanbul in May is +16°C.
The water is considered very cool, but some hardy people might bathe in it for 10-15 minutes.
The amount of precipitation in Istanbul in May is usually 34 mm, a negligible amount.