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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Akıncılar Turkey

In Akıncılar, 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 17°F to 82°F and is rarely below 3°F or above 92°F.

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

Climate in Akıncılar

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

Average Temperature in Akıncılar

The warm season lasts for 3.3 months, from June 13 to September 22, 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 3.4 months, from November 28 to March 7, with an average daily high temperature below 43°F. The coldest day of the year is January 24, with an average low of 17°F and high of 33°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Akıncılar

Average High and Low Temperature in AkıncılarwarmcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 2433°FJan 2433°FAug 482°FAug 482°F17°F17°F56°F56°FJun 1372°FJun 1372°FSep 2272°FSep 2272°FNov 2843°FNov 2843°FMar 743°FMar 743°F49°F49°F46°F46°F26°F26°F26°F26°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 Akıncılar

Average Hourly Temperature in AkıncılarJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmfreezingvery cold
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 (6,112 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Akıncılar (view comparison).

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Clouds

In Akıncılar, 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 Akıncılar begins around June 5 and lasts for 3.8 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 8.2 months, ending around June 5. On February 21, 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 Akıncılar

Cloud Cover Categories in AkıncılarclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%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%Feb 2146%Feb 2146%Jun 572%Jun 572%Sep 2872%Sep 2872%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudyovercastmostly cloudy
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 Akıncılar varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 8.5 months, from September 29 to June 15, 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 28.

The drier season lasts 3.5 months, from June 15 to September 29. The smallest chance of a wet day is 5% on August 8.

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 Akıncılar changes throughout the year.

Rain alone is the most common for 11 months, from February 12 to January 1. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 29% on May 1.

Snow alone is the most common for 1.4 months, from January 1 to February 12. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 8% on January 22.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Akıncılar

Daily Chance of Precipitation in AkıncılarsnowrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Apr 2829%Apr 2829%Aug 85%Aug 85%Feb 1219%Feb 1219%Jan 118%Jan 118%Sep 2917%Sep 2917%Jun 1517%Jun 1517%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. Akıncılar experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 10 months, from August 28 to July 11, 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 2.0 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 1.5 months, from July 11 to August 28. The least rain falls around August 4, with an average total accumulation of 0.3 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Akıncılar

Average Monthly Rainfall in AkıncılarrainrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 inOct 282.0 inOct 282.0 inAug 40.3 inAug 40.3 inMay 11.6 inMay 11.6 inFeb 20.5 inFeb 20.5 inNowNow
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. Akıncılar experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.1 months, from October 28 to March 31, 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 6.9 months, from March 31 to October 28. The least snow falls around July 31, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in Akıncılar

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in AkıncılarsnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 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 280.1 inOct 280.1 inMar 310.1 inMar 310.1 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 Akıncılar 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 Akıncılar

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in AkıncılarJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 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 4:56 AM on June 14, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 52 minutes later at 7:48 AM on January 5. The earliest sunset is at 5:00 PM on December 7, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 59 minutes later at 7:59 PM on June 27.

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

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Akıncılar

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in AkıncılarJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 144:56 AMJun 144:56 AM7:59 PMJun 277:59 PMJun 27Dec 75:00 PMDec 75:00 PM7:48 AMJan 57:48 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 Akıncılar

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 Akıncılar, 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 Akıncılar

Humidity Comfort Levels in AkıncılarJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Nov 70%Nov 70%Jul 310%Jul 310%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 Akıncılar experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.9 months, from November 30 to April 26, with average wind speeds of more than 7.3 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is February 28, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.4 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.1 months, from April 26 to November 30. The calmest day of the year is May 25, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.1 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Akıncılar

Average Wind Speed in AkıncılarwindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mphFeb 288.4 mphFeb 288.4 mphMay 256.1 mphMay 256.1 mphNov 307.3 mphNov 307.3 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 Akıncılar varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 5.2 months, from May 5 to October 11, with a peak percentage of 80% on July 8. The wind is most often from the south for 6.8 months, from October 11 to May 5, with a peak percentage of 59% on January 1.

Wind Direction in Akıncılar

Wind Direction in AkıncılarSNSJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%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

Akıncılar 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 Akıncılar

Average Water Temperature in AkıncılarwarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec40°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 Akıncılar 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 Akıncılar for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid June to early September, with a peak score in the third week of July.

Tourism Score in Akıncılar

Tourism Score in Akıncılarbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.68.60.00.08.68.6NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature 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 Akıncılar 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 Akıncılar

Beach/Pool Score in Akıncılarbest 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 Akıncılar typically lasts for 5.8 months (177 days), from around April 25 to around October 19, rarely starting before April 1 or after May 16, and rarely ending before September 30 or after November 6.

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

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Akıncılargrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Apr 2550%Apr 2550%Oct 1950%Oct 1950%May 1690%May 1690%Sep 3090%Sep 3090%Apr 110%Apr 110%Nov 610%Nov 610%0%Feb 70%Feb 7Jul 27100%Jul 27100%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 Akıncılar should appear around April 27, only rarely appearing before April 14 or after May 11.

Growing Degree Days in Akıncılar

Growing Degree Days in AkıncılarJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°FApr 2790°FApr 2790°FJul 14900°FJul 14900°FSep 21,800°FSep 21,800°FDec 312,277°FDec 312,277°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 6, with an average of 8.2 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from October 30 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 Akıncılar

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in AkıncılarbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWh10 kWh10 kWhJul 68.2 kWhJul 68.2 kWhDec 232.1 kWhDec 232.1 kWhMay 267.0 kWhMay 267.0 kWhAug 257.0 kWhAug 257.0 kWhOct 303.3 kWhOct 303.3 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 Akıncılar are 40.072 deg latitude, 38.343 deg longitude, and 4,068 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Akıncılar contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 3,707 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,488 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,778 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,341 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Akıncılar is covered by trees (42%), cropland (32%), and sparse vegetation (18%), within 10 miles by cropland (33%) and trees (26%), and within 50 miles by trees (32%) and grassland (23%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Akıncılar, 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 Akıncılar.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Akıncılar 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 Akıncılar is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Akıncılar and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Erzincan Airport (LTCD, 52%, 109 kilometers, east); Tokat Airport (LTAW, 28%, 153 kilometers, west); and Trabzon Airport (LTCG, 21%, 160 kilometers, northeast).

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.