Averages for Bodrum in October

Bodrum: October

Towards the end of the year, the weather in Bodrum, Turkey begins to become milder. In October, the sun shines for at least 9 hours per day but brace yourself for rain as there are on average 4 days of rainfall during the month. Around 30mm of rain falls throughout October with temperatures generally settling between 16 °C and 25 °C.

Weather

The daily average temperature for Bodrum is normally around 21 &deg...

Read more

Averages for Bodrum in October

  Temperature 21°C

69°F

Low Temperature 16°C

61°F

  High Temperature 25°C

77°F

  Sunshine Hours 4 hrs
  Chance of Sunny Day 52 %
  Rainfall 30mm
  Rainfall days 4 days
  Chance of Rain 18 %
  Chance of Cloudy Day 15 %
  Sea Temperature 22°C

72°F

Chance of Windy Day 4 %
Daily averages for October

Daily averages for October

Loading weather data. Please wait…

Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
°C 21 21 21 21 20 20 20 20 20 19 20 21 21 20 20 20 19 18 19 19 18 18 18 19 19 18 17 18 17 16 16
°F 70 70 70 70 68 68 68 68 68 66 68 70 70 68 68 68 66 64 66 66 64 64 64 66 66 64 63 64 63 61 61

Averages for Bodrum in October

Bodrum: October

Towards the end of the year, the weather in Bodrum, Turkey begins to become milder. In October, the sun shines for at least 9 hours per day but brace yourself for rain as there are on average 4 days of rainfall during the month. Around 30mm of rain falls throughout October with temperatures generally settling between 16 °C and 25 °C.

Weather

The daily average temperature for Bodrum is normally around 21 °C and if you’re someone who enjoys warm weather as opposed to scorching hot temperatures, you’re sure to love the weather in October. It’s still definitely shorts and t-shirt weather, though there is a chance of a shower. The highest ever recorded temperature in October for Bodrum is 39 °C with the lowest being 8°C. However, temperatures are generally consistent with the averages for each month. The average sea temperature in January is normally around 22°C which means most people will enjoy going for a splash or dip in the ocean. The average humidity for the resort is around 61% though considering the cooler temperatures at this time of year, it shouldn’t be a problem for most people. Regardless of the slightly lower temperatures, most visitors will enjoy the warm weather, especially as it’s hotter than many parts of Europe and the UK.

Where to stay

There are a wide range of hotels to stay in when visiting Bodrum. The Bantur-naz Hotel is located in the centre of the resort and offers all-inclusive packages as well as bed and breakfast and half board. It’s just a 3 minute walk to the local shopping centre and only 10 minutes to Bodrum Castle. This hotel has two large swimming pools, play area and restaurants. Each room has air conditioning, en-suite facilities and there is a 24 hour reception to cater for all guests needs.

Another ideal hotel is the Comaca Manzara Hotel which is just 350 metres away from the beach and 12 minutes away from Bodrum Castle. This hotel has two swimming pools, bars and restaurant. Each room contains a private bathroom, minibar and safety deposit box for your personal belongings. The establishment is close to Bodrum’s nightlife so it’s perfect for those who want to be close to all the action.

Things to do

As Bodrum is a coastal resort, it’s ideal for sea activities. Many love to spend time on the seas in the form of yachting. It’s a massively popular pastime in the resort and during the third week of October, the ERA Bodrum Sailing Club hold its annual regatta. The Bodrum Cup is a fun event that celebrates the end of yachting season with tourists highly encouraged to join in. 

Sailing boats and Bodrum Castle

Boat's and Yacht's near Bodrum Castle.

Restaurants and nightlife

If you’re searching for somewhere trendy to dine then try the Limon Café. Here, you’ll find traditional Turkish food alongside picturesque views.

Dates to note

On the 4th of October, Eid takes place. This very important Muslim event occurs 70 days after the end of Ramadan and features four days of feasting. Restaurants and cafes are extremely busy at this time of year as gatherings between families and friends takes place. Meals and the exchanging of gifts is the normal and it is common to observe the customary sacrificing of sheep, cow, goat, buffalo or camel. The meat from these creatures is then cooked and shared between friends and the poor. The Eid prayer is another observance of tradition in which a large gathering of people takes place in a mosque or open field known as an Eidgah. This usually takes place on the 23rd of September due to the Islamic calendar being 10 days shorter than that of the Gregorian calendar.

As previously mentioned, the Bodrum Cup Yacht Regatta takes place on the 21st of October. The event started in order to extend the cruising season and promote the interest and skill among crews and the captain. Chartered yachts are brought together to meet in a friendly atmosphere. This competitive event encourages amateurs and professionals to take part and passengers are welcomed aboard the competing yachts. Crowds gather to watch the regatta and it’s very popular with both locals and tourists.

On the 29th of October, Republic Day occurs. This nationally important day marks the formation of Turkey and the sacking of the long lived Ottoman Empire. Many locals attend processions and performances with musical bands. Declared Turkey’s most important holiday by the founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, many in Ankara (the capital of Turkey) lay wreaths upon his mausoleum to pay their respects.

Your Holiday Weather Settings

Show temperature in:
Show distance in:
Select your weather icons: