In Antalya, where the Mediterranean climate prevails, summers are dry and hot, and winters are warm and rainy. The cold and semi-continental climate type is seen in the city's inner parts and mountainous regions with this feature. It is classified as a maritime and warm sea climate.
The average temperature is between 30 and 34 degrees in summer. In summer, temperatures exceeding 40 degrees are seen at noon. In January, temperatures vary between 9 and 15 degrees. While meteorological events such as snow and frost are rare in the city centre, snowfalls occur in high altitudes and inland areas.
Summers are both long and hot in the coastal regions of Antalya. Severe colds are not encountered in the winter months either. The city's annual average relative humidity is around 64%. There is no rain in the summer, but heavy rains are encountered in the first months of autumn, December and January. The city has an average of 300 days of sunshine. The weather is cloudy and rainy for a short period of the year.
Because of the high number of sunny days and the annual average temperature of 18.7 degrees, Antalya is one of the rare cities in Turkey where tourism activities are carried out 12 months of the year. It is possible to swim at least nine months a year. It is usual to enjoy both skiing and swimming at the same time at certain times of the year. Suitable climatic conditions in all seasons. It allows nature sports such as swimming, diving, water skiing, sailing, rafting, hiking, cycling, mountaineering, and climbing, which causes excitement and adventure lovers to see the city as a holiday center.
The vegetation of Antalya is maquis, consisting of trees that are short and green in all seasons. The region is rich in forests, mainly common black pine, red pine, and cedar forests. In addition to these species, trees such as fir, juniper, oak, plane tree, myrtle, laurel, maple cut, spruce, olive are also encountered. Antalya is almost a highland paradise. It is home to many endemic plant species with lush green meadows covered with colorful flowers.