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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Didim, Turkey

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Didim...

Didim is a beach in Turkey. The water temperature around Didim changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 16.4°C (61.6°F) in February up to 23.3°C (74°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Didim is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Didim?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Didim is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Didim. A good spot nearby is Ikaria-Armenistis, which is just 66.6km (49.1miles) away from Didim. Click here for directions and for more information on Ikaria-Armenistis and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Didim are Alacati, which is ca 79km (49.1miles) away, and Naxos apollonas, located ca 95.1km (59.1miles) from Didim.

Are there any other beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Didim. The closest decent beach is Bodrum, which is only 25.3km (15.7miles) away from Didim. Another beach near Didim is Urla, which is roughly 70.9km (44miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Didim?

The water temperature at Didim is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to 16°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Didim?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Didim: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Didim...

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