Ephesus, Turkey: Live Weather

Live weather in Ephesus

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Saturday 7 December
04:41 GMT | 07:41 +03
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Last updated:

7 Dec
UK Time: 04:41 GMT
Local Time: 07:41 +03
Cloudy
36°F (2°C)
1mph (2kmh)
  • Sunrise 08:05
  • Sunset 17:44
Temp feels like: 36°F (2°C)
Length of Day: 9h 39m
Pressure: 30.21" (1023 hpa)
Visiblity: 10 miles (16 km)
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Weather in Ephesus

Ephesus is an ancient city located in the country of Turkey near the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Aegean Sea.  It was once a great city of the Greeks and Romans and home to the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, amongst other famous remainders.  It is now an archaeological site of ruins which lies 3km southwest of the town of Selcukin the district of Izmir in Turkey.  The roman ruins are a famous international tourist attraction which also has religious importance.  <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

The topography is largely hilly and mountainess which is the same really all over Turkey.  There is a wide variation in the topography and climate in Turkey due to the fact it is surrounded by 4 seas each with their own ecological constitution.

The weather is a typical Mediterranean climate, you can expect long, hot and dry summers and mild to cool, rainy winters.  Temperatures in the summer months normally reach highs of 300C.  The most rainfall is between November to March and virtually no rainfall in the months June, July and August.  Snow can fall in winter.

During summer months there is a dry wind which blows called the meltemi which can also continue through to some of autumn.  The wind normally starts early afternoon and dies down at sunset.  The wind does affect the weather by cooling down the temperatures but can also blow sand into sunbatherâs faces.

You can check the weather forecast before you book your holiday to see what the weather will be like during your chosen time of year.

In Summer in Ephesus you can expect temperatures to range from averages highs of 310C to 330C.  Temperaturesin this season are not likely to drop below lows of 170C.  This season does receive the least rainfall for the whole year, with the driest months being July and August.  You can expect up to 13 hours of daily sunshine hours.  The hottest months are July / August with June being the coolest.  Sea temperatures range around mid 200C.

In Autumn temperatures start to decrease with September reaching average highs of 290C but November dropping to average highs of 190C.  November seems to receive the most rain in this season with September receiving the least.  The hottest month in this season is September and the coolest is November.  The amount of daily sunshine hours do decrease steadily, down to 6 hours of sunshine in November.  Sea temperatures do become cooler dropping to 180C in November.

In Winter snow can fall.  Temperatures range from highs of 140C.  The most rain falls within this season with December receiving the most rain than any other month of the year.  You can expect between 4 and 6 hours of sunshine hours per day.  The coldest month is January.  Sea temperatures are the coldest in this season dropping to around 150C.

In Spring temperatures slowly start rising reaching averages of 260C in May.  The coldest month in this season is March.  The month of March is the wettest month in this season also but then precipitation does start to decrease quite a lot.  Daily sunshine hours begin to increase again and you can expect up to 10 hours of daily sunshine hours in May.  Sea temperatures begin to rise again too making their way up to 20 0C.

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