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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Gölova Turkey

In Gölova, the summers are warm and clear, the winters are freezing and partly cloudy, and it is dry year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 16°F to 82°F and is rarely below 2°F or above 92°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Gölova for warm-weather activities is from late June to early September.

Climate in Gölova

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Gölova weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

Average Temperature in Gölova

The warm season lasts for 3.3 months, from June 13 to September 21, with an average daily high temperature above 72°F. The hottest day of the year is August 4, with an average high of 82°F and low of 56°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.3 months, from November 28 to March 7, with an average daily high temperature below 42°F. The coldest day of the year is January 23, with an average low of 16°F and high of 32°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Gölova

Average High and Low Temperature in GölovawarmcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 2332°FJan 2332°FAug 482°FAug 482°F16°F16°F56°F56°FJun 1372°FJun 1372°FSep 2172°FSep 2172°FNov 2842°FNov 2842°FMar 742°FMar 742°F49°F49°F45°F45°F25°F25°F25°F25°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in Gölova

Average Hourly Temperature in GölovaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingfreezingfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablewarm
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Great Falls, Montana, United States (6,118 miles away) and Lyman, Wyoming, United States (6,491 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Gölova (view comparison).

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Clouds

In Gölova, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Gölova begins around June 6 and lasts for 3.7 months, ending around September 28. On August 2, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 98% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 2% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 28 and lasts for 8.3 months, ending around June 6. On January 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 54% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 46% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Gölova

Cloud Cover Categories in GölovaclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Aug 298%Aug 298%Jan 1646%Jan 1646%Jun 671%Jun 671%Sep 2873%Sep 2873%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Gölova varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 8.5 months, from September 29 to June 14, with a greater than 17% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 29% on April 27.

The drier season lasts 3.5 months, from June 14 to September 29. The smallest chance of a wet day is 5% on August 7.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation in Gölova changes throughout the year.

Rain alone is the most common for 10 months, from February 14 to December 25. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 28% on May 1.

Snow alone is the most common for 1.7 months, from December 25 to February 14. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 8% on February 4.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Gölova

Daily Chance of Precipitation in GölovasnowrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Apr 2729%Apr 2729%Aug 75%Aug 75%Feb 1419%Feb 1419%Dec 2519%Dec 2519%Sep 2917%Sep 2917%Jun 1417%Jun 1417%NowNowsnowrainmixed
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Gölova experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 10 months, from August 30 to July 8, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around October 28, with an average total accumulation of 1.9 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 1.7 months, from July 8 to August 30. The least rain falls around August 4, with an average total accumulation of 0.3 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Gölova

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Snowfall

We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. Colder, drier snow tends to be on the higher end of that range and warmer, wetter snow on the lower end.

As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Gölova experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.2 months, from October 27 to April 1, with a sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around January 26, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.7 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 6.8 months, from April 1 to October 27. The least snow falls around July 31, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in Gölova

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in GölovasnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 inJan 260.7 inJan 260.7 inJul 310.0 inJul 310.0 inOct 270.1 inOct 270.1 inApr 10.1 inApr 10.1 in
The average liquid-equivalent snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Gölova varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 19 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 1 minute of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Gölova

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in GölovaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 9 minMar 2012 hr, 9 minMar 2015 hr, 1 minJun 2115 hr, 1 minJun 2112 hr, 10 minSep 2212 hr, 10 minSep 229 hr, 19 minDec 219 hr, 19 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 4:55 AM on June 14, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 52 minutes later at 7:47 AM on January 5. The earliest sunset is at 4:59 PM on December 8, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 59 minutes later at 7:58 PM on June 28.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Gölova during 2021.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Gölova

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in GölovaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 144:55 AMJun 144:55 AM7:58 PMJun 287:58 PMJun 28Dec 84:59 PMDec 84:59 PM7:47 AMJan 57:47 AMJan 5daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Moon

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Gölova

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Gölova, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Gölova

Humidity Comfort Levels in GölovaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 240%Jan 240%Jul 311%Jul 311%NowNowdrydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Gölova experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.4 months, from December 13 to April 27, with average wind speeds of more than 7.2 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 18, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.3 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.6 months, from April 27 to December 13. The calmest day of the year is September 27, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.2 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Gölova

Average Wind Speed in GölovawindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mphMar 188.3 mphMar 188.3 mphSep 276.2 mphSep 276.2 mphDec 137.2 mphDec 137.2 mphApr 277.2 mphApr 277.2 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Gölova varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 4.8 months, from May 13 to October 7, with a peak percentage of 77% on July 8. The wind is most often from the south for 7.2 months, from October 7 to May 13, with a peak percentage of 59% on January 1.

Wind Direction in Gölova

Wind Direction in GölovaSNSJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsouthnortheast
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Water Temperature

Gölova is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 3.2 months, from June 22 to September 28, with an average temperature above 71°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 11, with an average temperature of 77°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.1 months, from December 20 to April 23, with an average temperature below 52°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is March 1, with an average temperature of 46°F.

Average Water Temperature in Gölova

Average Water Temperature in GölovawarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°FAug 1177°FAug 1177°F46°FMar 146°FMar 1Jun 2271°FJun 2271°FSep 2871°FSep 2871°FDec 2052°FDec 2052°FApr 2352°FApr 2352°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Gölova throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Gölova for general outdoor tourist activities is from late June to early September, with a peak score in the second week of August.

Tourism Score in Gölova

Tourism Score in Gölovabest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.68.60.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Gölova for hot-weather activities is from mid July to late August, with a peak score in the first week of August.

Beach/Pool Score in Gölova

Beach/Pool Score in Gölovabest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.66.60.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturebeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Gölova typically lasts for 5.8 months (176 days), from around April 26 to around October 18, rarely starting before April 2 or after May 17, and rarely ending before September 29 or after November 6.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Gölova

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Gölovagrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Apr 2650%Apr 2650%Oct 1850%Oct 1850%May 1790%May 1790%Sep 2990%Sep 2990%Apr 210%Apr 210%Nov 610%Nov 610%Jul 25100%Jul 25100%NowNowfrigidfreezingvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Gölova should appear around April 29, only rarely appearing before April 15 or after May 12.

Growing Degree Days in Gölova

Growing Degree Days in GölovaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°FApr 2990°FApr 2990°FJul 15900°FJul 15900°FSep 21,800°FSep 21,800°FDec 312,254°FDec 312,254°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.0 months, from May 26 to August 25, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 7.0 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 5, with an average of 8.2 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from October 29 to February 14, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.3 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 23, with an average of 2.1 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Gölova

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in GölovabrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWh10 kWh10 kWhJul 58.2 kWhJul 58.2 kWhDec 232.1 kWhDec 232.1 kWhMay 267.0 kWhMay 267.0 kWhAug 257.0 kWhAug 257.0 kWhOct 293.3 kWhOct 293.3 kWhFeb 143.3 kWhFeb 143.3 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Gölova are 40.062 deg latitude, 38.607 deg longitude, and 4,360 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Gölova contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,791 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,613 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,770 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,361 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Gölova is covered by cropland (29%), grassland (26%), trees (24%), and water (18%), within 10 miles by cropland (35%) and trees (26%), and within 50 miles by trees (31%) and grassland (23%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Gölova, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Gölova.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Gölova according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Gölova is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Gölova and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Erzincan Airport (LTCD, 61%, 88 kilometers, southeast); Trabzon Airport (LTCG, 19%, 144 kilometers, northeast); and Tokat Airport (LTAW, 20%, 175 kilometers, west).

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.