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Historic Temperatures for 18th May in Gallipoli

Average High 22°C (72°F)
Record High 28°C (82°F) (2005)
Average Low 11°C (52°F)
Record Low 10°C (50°F) (1997)

Gallipoli, or âBeautiful City,â can be found in the European portion of Turkey with the Dardanelles straits off to the east and the Aegean Sea over to the west.  The Gallipoli Peninsula has recently become a popular tourist destination due to the unique environmental, archaeological and geological features.  The area climate is Mediterranean, with hot, dry summers and warm, rainy winters.  Windy conditions are not unheard of in Gallipoli.  There is usually a north-east wind that will affect the climate an average of 180 days.  Visiting during the summer tourist season will give you a chance to enjoy the many hotels and bed and breakfast locations while spending time on the beach or hiking through the mountainous areas.


The best months to visit are from June to September when the weather is mild and warm.  The temperature in June averages about 24C and July temperatures are much the same.  To find the most sun in Gallipoli you will want to visit in July, which averages about 12.6 hours of sunshine per day.  May to September is the best time to visit if you want to enjoy the beach and warm temperatures.  August is the best month to enjoy the water, with an average sea temperature of about 23.5C.  You will be less likely to be bothered by mosquitoes when visiting after August and before June.

If you enjoy cooler temperatures, April and May are excellent times to visit Gallipoli.  If planning a pilgrimage to the battlefields of Anzac for the commemoration festivities in April, be prepared for warm, windy weather during the day and cold, rainy weather at night. People who have made the trip on Anzac Day usually tell of a once in a lifetime experience.  Although the trek is a moving experience, it is also strenuous and usually chilly.

April may one of the best times to visit Gallipoli to view the beautiful cherry blossoms and wild flowers; this is a month that can also experience a lot of rain and extremely cold temperatures during the night time hours.  If you are hiking or shopping during the day you should be prepared for rain showers and cool temperatures.  If you are visiting the Anzac commemorative sites, come prepared for the weather, because there are no shelters available.


December is the least sunny, with only 3.6 hours of sunlight per day, and it can be quite rainy.  There is rainfall about 13 days out of the month.  May is the only other month that will see that amount of rain during the season.  The area can experience snow during the months of January, February and March and snow could remain for 5-6 days.  Although, if you enjoy cooler temperatures, this is a wonderful opportunity to visit the battle grounds without waiting in long lines.


Probably the most well known weather phenomenon was the blizzard on November 26th and 27th of 1915.  During the time of the war, the storm hit and water filled the trenches where the soldiers were stationed.

Flash Floods

In September 2009, flash flooding affected the area in and around Istanbul.

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