This report describes the typical weather at the Antalya Airport (Antalya, Turkey) weather station over the course of an average November. It is based on the historical records from 2006 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Antalya has a mediterranean climate with dry hot summers and mild winters. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by croplands (52%), oceans and seas (39%), and shrublands (7%).
The month of November is characterized by falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 75°F to 67°F over the course of the month, exceeding 80°F or dropping below 63°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of November, the length of the day is gradually decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 48 minutes, implying an average day-over-day decrease of 1.6 minutes.
The shortest day of the month is November 29 with 9:51 hours of daylight; the longest day is November 1 with 10:38 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:21am on November 1; the latest sunset is at 5:00pm on November 1; the latest sunrise is at 6:50am on November 30; the earliest sunset is at 4:41pm on November 29.
Daylight savings time is observed in 2012 but it neither starts nor ends in November, so the entire month is in standard time.
The median cloud cover ranges from 52% (partly cloudy) to 60% (partly cloudy). The trend is for the sky to be becoming cloudier with the median cloud cover increasing by 8% from the start to the end of the month.
On November 15, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 20% of the time, partly cloudy 23% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 24% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around November 24, occurring in 31% of days. Precipitation is least likely around November 2, occurring in 26% of days.
Throughout November, the most common forms of precipitation are thunderstorms and light rain.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 63% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around November 23, when it is observed during 19% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 28% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 26, when it is observed during 9% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in November or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 36% (comfortable) to 84% (humid) over the course of a typical November, rarely dropping below 23% (dry), or exceeding 92% (very humid).
The air is driest around November 2, at which time the relative humidity drops below 44% (comfortable) three days out of four; it is most humid around November 30, rising above 81% (humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical November, the dew point typically varies from 38°F (dry) to 55°F (very comfortable) and is rarely below 28°F (dry) or above 62°F (mildy humid).
The time of the month between November 1 and November 30 is the most comfortable, with dew points that are neither too dry nor too muggy.
Over the course of November typical wind speeds vary from 1 mph to 12 mph (light air to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 19 mph (fresh breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 7 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 5, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 12 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 6 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 27, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 9 mph (gentle breeze).