Bodrum: January Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||2 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||21 %|
|Rainfall days||9 days|
|Chance of Rain||40 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||39 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||9 %|
Averages for Bodrum in January
Temperatures in the Turkish resort of Bodrum do not usually drop below 8°C in January and they could reach as high as 15°C. The sun generally shines for 7 hours a day but you should also be prepared for rain. A total of about 73mm of rain falls during the course of the month.
Dates For The Diary
1st of January; New Years Day, the countdown to midnight, with the following Crescendo of the midnight fireworks displays that will light up the night sky. The celebrations of the new year will for many continue until the rising of the morning sun.
New Years Day is often taken as a rest day, so that people may recover from the energetic celebrations the night before, or for others they spend the time to visit family and friends. A quiet day for many, when many of the locals from neibouring small towns return home after travelling to the larger cities and filling the city squares the previous night.
Bodrum coastal recreation area at night.
For the active tourist, the Bodrum peninsula has some great walking trails. Walks are graded by difficulty so it’s easy to pick one to suit your ability.
One of walks takes you to Pedasa and the ruined Gökçeler Castle. The only way to get here is on foot; an ideal opportunity to enjoy a pleasant few hours of exercise and sightseeing.
There are numerous restaurants in Bodrum and whilst you’re bound to want to try some authentic Turkish cuisine, there are other options available. La Pasion was the first Spanish restaurant to open up in the town and it everyone who goes there says the food is excellent.
The Halikarnas Disco is probably the most famous night spot in Bodrum. The entertainment is world class and the club is classed as one of the most beautiful in the world.
The Aegean Gate Hotel could be your ideal holiday base. The hotel is in a quiet part of Bodrum but don’t worry, the town’s legendary nightlife is only minutes away.
Another excellent hotel is the El Vino. This establishment overlooks the spectacular Bodrum castle and, since it’s a small hotel, the staff are friendly and attentive. The El Vino also has an excellent restaurant where you can enjoy homemade organic wine with your Mediterranean cuisine.