Does it ever snow in Istanbul?

John McCarroll
31 March, 2016

Yes, but in general, it's best to plan for rain in the winters. From January to April, it will rain 3-4 times a week (at least!)- bring waterproof shoes, coats, and unbrellas! Snow, if it does occur, won't be much and will likely just melt into sloppy puddles very quick- still, if you happen to catch a flurry, grab your camera and start snapping- it's very beautiful, especially around the Galata Tower.

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John McCarroll

Irresponsible anthropologist and fiction writer. Used to be an expat in Istanbul. 

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