The temperatures in Istanbul in December are quite cold with temperatures between 8°C and 11°C, warm clothes are a must.
You can expect about 3 to 8 days of rain in Istanbul during the month of December. It’s a good idea to bring along your umbrella so that you don’t get caught in poor weather.
Please note that Istanbul can expect a few days of snow in December.
Our weather forecast can give you a great sense of what weather to expect in Istanbul in December 2023.
If you’re planning to visit Istanbul in the near future, we highly recommend that you review the 14 day weather forecast for Istanbul before you arrive.