What’s the weather like in Turkey in April?
In April, Turkey experiences a transition period from winter to spring, resulting in generally pleasant weather throughout the country. The weather becomes milder, with increasing temperatures and longer daylight hours.
Average daily temperatures
The average daily temperatures in Turkey in April vary depending on the region. In coastal areas such as Istanbul and Antalya, temperatures range between 15°C (59°F) and 20°C (68°F), making it comfortable for outdoor activities. In central Turkey, including Ankara and Cappadocia, temperatures can fluctuate between 10°C (50°F) and 15°C (59°F). Eastern areas like Van and Erzurum experience colder temperatures, with averages ranging from 5°C (41°F) to 10°C (50°F).
Sunshine and rainfall
April is a month of increased sunshine in Turkey. Coastal regions enjoy an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, providing ample opportunity for outdoor exploration. Rainfall is decreasing throughout the month, but there is still a possibility of occasional showers, particularly in the north and along the Black Sea coast. The average precipitation in April ranges from 30mm (1.18 in) to 80mm (3.15 in) in most regions.