Izmir: Live Weather
Live weather in Izmir
The latest and today's weather in Izmir, Turkey updated regularly
- Sunrise 05:57
- Sunset 20:19
|Temp feels like:||84°F (29°C)|
|Length of Day:||14h 22m|
|Pressure:||29.86" (1011 hpa)|
|Visiblity:||10 miles (16 km)|
Historic Temperatures for 20th May in Izmir
|Average High||79°F (26°C)|
|Record High||90°F (32°C) (2008)|
|Average Low||54°F (12°C)|
|Record Low||34°F (1°C) (1997)|
Weather in Izmir
Izmir has a typical Mediterranean climate of hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters. Izmir, once known as Smyrna, sits on TurkeyÃ¢s west coast on a narrow gulf that meets the Aegean Sea.
Summer, from May till October, sees the average high temperature rise from 25Ã‚Â°C to a peak of 32Ã‚Â°C in July and August before getting back down to 23Ã‚Â°C in October. At the beginning and end of the season night times can be a bit chilly while just either side of the peak months they are pleasantly mild. In the middle of the season the average low temperature stays up at 20Ã‚Â°C. The peak months of summer can be too hot; the record high is 46Ã‚Â°C. Sitting in the inland curve of the small gulf of water, with mountains to the north and south, Izmir is protected from cooling winds which are somewhat missed in the summer months.
Rainfall levels are incredibly low throughout the season and a drought sometimes develops between June and August. Sunshine levels are phenomenal, reaching a peak of fourteen hours per day in July. The sea temperature peaks in July and August at 23Ã‚Â°C.
Autumn, in November, sees a rapid transition in weather conditions. The average high temperature drops to 18Ã‚Â°C and the average low to 10Ã‚Â°C. While the beginning of the month still sees 20Ã‚Â°C days, the end of the month can see days in the low teens. Rainfall doubles and a few heavy showers can be seen towards the end of the month. Sunshine levels drop and the water temperature gets to 18Ã‚Â°C.
Winter, from December till February, is cool and wet. The average high temperature drops to 13Ã‚Â°C at the beginning and end of the season and dips to 11Ã‚Â°C in January. The average low wavers around 5Ã‚Â°C. It can get down to freezing at night but snow and frost are rare. Rainfall peaks at the start but remains quite high throughout winter, falling in frequent showers. However, there are still five hours of sun per day on average. This is a very changeable season and on clear days the temperature can suddenly get up into the mid teens while on grey days it can feel very cold.
Spring, in March and April, again sees a very quick change. The average high temperature climbs to a mild 16Ã‚Â°C in March and a very warm 20Ã‚Â°C in April. Night time temperatures remain cool. Rainfall lessens in March then gets down to moderate levels in April. The sun stays for longer and longer but the sea stays quite cool.