August Weather Averages for Bodrum, Turkey

Bodrum: August

In August, Bodrum, Turkey enjoys the sun shining for 13 hours per day as temperatures hit high levels. August is peak tourist season in Bodrum so if you're visiting expect plenty of visitors and busy beaches. Temperatures normally settle between 22 °C and 33 °C. You can expect just 10mm of rainfall during August. 

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The daily average temperature for Bodrum in August is usually around 28 °C. Those that love bath...

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  • Temperature Temperature 28°C 82°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 33°C 91°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 22°C 72°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 10 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 10 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 1 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 25°C 77°F

Bodrum: August

In August, Bodrum, Turkey enjoys the sun shining for 13 hours per day as temperatures hit high levels. August is peak tourist season in Bodrum so if you're visiting expect plenty of visitors and busy beaches. Temperatures normally settle between 22 °C and 33 °C. You can expect just 10mm of rainfall during August. 

Weather

The daily average temperature for Bodrum in August is usually around 28 °C. Those that love bathing on the beach and soaking up the sun will love the weather at this time of year. If you're hoping that the air gets cooler, you'll probably be disappointed as the weather is unlikely to settle under the twenties. The highest ever recorded temperature in August for Bodrum is 45 °C with the lowest being 19°C. The average sea temperature in August is normally around 25°C which will allow most to enjoy swimming in the ocean without feeling uncomfortable. The average humidity for the resort is around 53% meaning it's likely to feel sticky and humid due to the very high temperatures. It's advisable to drink lots of water to keep hydrated, ensure you don't spend too much time in the direct sun and apply lots of SPF to protect your skin. Taking regular breaks from the sunshine is recommended as the weather can make you feel fatigued.

Where to stay

If you're planning on visiting Bodrum with children then you'll definitely want to stay in a family friendly hotel. One establishment fitting the bill is the Hotel Samara. This hotel even has a mini club where you can leave the kids while you go off and enjoy yourself for a couple of hours. The five star all inclusive hotel is located in Torba and has both indoor and outdoor pools, spa facilities, private beach and rooms featuring a private bathroom.

Another option for those visiting with children is to stay in a self-catering apartment, such as The Gardenya; a hotel and apartment complex with a restaurant and bar.

Things to do

Check out the weather forecast to help plan you time in Bodrum in August. 

Bodrum is bursting with activities for tourists, however most do enjoy being on or close to the beach at this time of year. If you don't want to spend the day relaxing in the sun then taking part in a watersport could be a great alternative. There are many watersports to participate in and something for everyone. Plus Water Sports offer a range of activities for all the family. If you love being in the water then why not try a canoe, pedalo or wake board. There are fun activities for the kids too.

Restaurants and nightlife

Those searching for something to eat will love the Liman Koftescisi Restaurant due to its popular mouth-watering dishes. Here, you can try Turkish meatballs, a speciality which is well liked by both locals and tourists. There are also many bars and clubs in the area too for those that want to party the night away.

Dates to note

From early to late August, the Gumusluk International Classical Music Festival is held. Running since 2004, this event was the idea of Mesut Pekergin but was later handed over to a graduate from the Guild School of Music and Drama. This festival is held at a 250 year old church and a number of other venues around the Bodrum peninsula. It attracts both local and international musicians and both well-known and new artists have performed at this event.

In mid-August, there is the Aegean Festival with food, drink, dancing and folk music. The festival is held at the Yalikavak Marina and its aim is to celebrate Aegean culture. You'll find Turkish belly dancing and Greek plate smashing among the demonstrations.

Towards the end of August, you'll find the Seker 'sweets' Bayrami which signals the end of Ramadan. This day (usually around the 28th of August) is filled with feasting and a lot of candy is eaten over the course of three days as it's customary for members of each family to offer candy to each other.

From the end of August to September, the Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival occurs. Taking place in the town of Antalya, the operas and ballets are hosted at the Antique Aspendos Theatre which holds 20,000 seats. This 2000 year old venue overlooks the Mediterranean and showcases several successful productions each year. The open air theatre has allowed this festival to be aired since 1994 and its one to visit if you're a fan of the arts. 

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