Van is one of the coldest regions in Turkey with an average daily high temperature of only 16 degrees centigrade. The climate is much more unsettled than in central Europe and offers varied seasons with deep winters and warm summers. It rarely gets really warm here and you can safely leave your swimwear at home. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from June to September. Winter athletes will find their favorite weather conditions from January to February.
› Overview: Climate in Turkey
› Duration of daylight and sunshine in Turkey
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The most important cities in the region of Van
Van is a part of Turkey and has an east-west extension of about 80 km. From north to south it is approximately 110 km. The biggest cities are Van and Ercis. The local time is now Thursday, 3:04 pm.