Although Turkish summers are hot, average temperatures of at least 30°C in coastal areas enjoy cooling sea breezes that reduce the ambient temperatures to a more comfortable level. The summer brings an average of 13 to 14 hours of sunshine each day with very little rainfall.
Even in autumn, the sea stays warm, and the air temperature can reach averages of up to 26°C only falling to about 21°C in November. As the nights lengthen to daily sunshine reduces to an average of 9 hours.
Winter in Turkey is characterized by a relatively warm climate with coastal temperatures averaging at 16°C, although the country's interior is noticeably colder, especially in the mountainous regions.
Late spring brings warm, settled weather with the daily average rising to about 22°C inland and about 24°C on the southern Antalya coast and typically 11 hours of sun a day.