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Ankara



What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

Hot and dry summers, quickly switches to a chilly fall, and then a three month winter with snow. Ankara is half a mile up, so we have more snow than the coasts of Turkey where it's still summer in October. - Oct 19, 2017
Lower to mid 90s in the summer and can get down to single digits in the winter. Ankara has all seasons. If you dress accordingly you won't have any issues. - Sep 21, 2017
Ankara has all seasons. Hot in the summer with wonderful beaches to enjoy and cold in the winter with great skiing. - Jun 8, 2017
Hot in the summer, cold in the winter. Overall dry. Someone once described Ankara as "50 shades of Khaki." - Sep 27, 2016
Hot in the summer and cold in the winter. - Jun 14, 2016
The weather in Ankara was moderate, winter is winter, summer is hot but not desperately so. You can easily travel to snow for skiing or the coast for beaches. - Aug 2, 2015
It is very similar to the DC area. A little colder in the winter. - Jun 9, 2015
There are four distinct seasons. Summer is dry and hot, but evenings are cool and you often need a sweater if you're outside. Autumn and spring are beautiful, with some spring thunderstorms and rain, but no "rainy season". Winter can be cold, dry, and overcast. It does snow, and winter only lasts about 3 months, so it's tolerable. - Apr 2, 2015
Squalls. Ankara is a bit windswept. Each winter has been different - from super snow, to ice fog that won't leave for a month, to intermittent and accumulating flurries that disappear in the dry air rather quickly. If you are in the higher elevations of the city, the 1000 feet more makes a difference in what you experience. - Feb 14, 2015
4 distinct seasons, with neither summer nor winter being very harsh. Nice rain and thunderstorms in the spring. Some streets and sidewalks can flood over when there's a lot of heavy rain. Dry in Ankara, humid along the coasts and in Istanbul. - Jun 10, 2014
4 seasons ranging from hot summers to mild winters. - Apr 4, 2014
Four seasons, winters vary from mild to severe. The spring is beautiful and green and everyone sits out and has tea on their balconies or picks fruit from trees on the street. - Mar 31, 2014
Four seasons, mild winters and mostly dry. - Mar 30, 2014
Ankara is very dry with an average humidity level below 20%. It rains infrequently, and last winter only had a moderate amount of snow. In the previous winter, Ankara had a lot of snow. - Jul 28, 2013
Hot dry summers, beautiful spring and autumn, colder winters with some -- but not a lot of -- snow. - Aug 4, 2011
Four seasons, like DC. - Jul 14, 2010