Turkey is famous for its rich history, ancientsightseeing and beach holiday with all facilities. Due to hot weather in the summer and quite mild and warm climate in the rest of the year, the tourist season in this country is open year round.
It is especially pleasant to spend time in Turkey in the last month of spring.
Weather on the coast
Beach season opens in Turkey together with thethe first days of the May. At this time, the weather on the coast is already quite stable, although at times can be broken a little rain or wind to rise. The air temperature at the beginning of the month in the afternoon kept at around 23-25oS above zero, and in the evening and at night can drop a few degrees. In late May, the air warms up to + 30 ° C in the coastal hotels in Turkey begins to come more and more holidaymakers.
If you're going to go to Turkey on Mayholidays, be prepared for the fact that the water in the Mediterranean or the Aegean Sea is still quite cool. In early May, it usually does not exceed + 20 ° C. When the sun was hot, so water seems particularly cold. However, even at such a temperature into the sea are always anyone bathes. By mid-month, the water warms up to + 22 ° C, and in the end its temperature rises even a couple of degrees.
Warmest in May, as a rule, on the southern beaches of Alanya. And in Kemer Marmaris or air and water temperature may be a couple of degrees lower.
In May, on the beaches of Turkey a good rest for those whonot like the scorching sun and heat is too strong. The sea in this month is especially refreshing and cool after a long sunbathing. In addition, at this time to permit the prices are quite low, and the beaches do not have a large number of tourists.
In May, you can also enjoy long walks in the city or excursions to local attractions.
Weather in Istanbul
May is one of the best months toenjoy a rich excursion program, which offers tourists the ancient Istanbul. At this time there is no longer the winter cold and wet, typical for autumn and early spring. The air temperature during the day can range from 22 to 26 ° C above zero, and at night drop to + 15 ° C. At times it may rain, or blowing cool wind from the Bosphorus, but sunny and warm days in late spring so much more.
It is best to go there during the May holidays, soas the end of the month the weather becomes hot and stuffy. And in early May, you can fully enjoy long walks around the city and exploring the beautiful sights. In May, in Istanbul also hosts the International Theatre Festival, which attracts participants from different countries, so bored just do not have it this month.