Average Weather in Gayak Indonesia
In Gayak, the wet season is overcast, the dry season is partly cloudy, and it is hot and oppressive year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 73°F to 90°F and is rarely below 70°F or above 93°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Gayak for hot-weather activities is from early May to mid October.
The temperature in Gayak varies so little throughout the year that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss hot and cold seasons.
Average High and Low Temperature
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 Gayak, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Gayak begins around April 25 and lasts for 6.2 months, ending around October 31. On August 18, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 55% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 45% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around October 31 and lasts for 5.8 months, ending around April 25. On January 11, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 90% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 10% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Gayak varies very significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 4.0 months, from November 21 to March 22, with a greater than 30% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 58% on February 8.
The drier season lasts 8.0 months, from March 22 to November 21. The smallest chance of a wet day is 3% on August 11.
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 throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 58% on February 8.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
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. Gayak experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 9.4 months, from October 1 to July 13, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around February 5, with an average total accumulation of 9.1 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 2.6 months, from July 13 to October 1. The least rain falls around August 15, with an average total accumulation of 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in Gayak does not vary substantially over the course of the year, staying within 36 minutes of 12 hours throughout. In 2018, the shortest day is June 21, with 11 hours, 38 minutes of daylight; the longest day is December 22, with 12 hours, 37 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:16 AM on November 16, and the latest sunrise is 46 minutes later at 6:02 AM on July 16. The earliest sunset is at 5:34 PM on May 27, and the latest sunset is 40 minutes later at 6:14 PM on January 28.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Gayak during 2018.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight
The perceived humidity level in Gayak, 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, staying within 4% of 96% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
The average hourly wind speed in Gayak experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 3.0 months, from December 15 to March 15, with average wind speeds of more than 6.6 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is February 2, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.8 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 9.0 months, from March 15 to December 15. The calmest day of the year is October 29, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Gayak varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the east for 5.7 months, from March 31 to September 20, with a peak percentage of 63% on May 30. The wind is most often from the south for 2.1 months, from September 20 to November 23, with a peak percentage of 44% on October 6. The wind is most often from the west for 4.3 months, from November 23 to March 31, with a peak percentage of 71% on January 1.
Gayak 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 some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The time of year with warmer water lasts for 1.8 months, from November 1 to December 28, with an average temperature above 84°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is December 2, with an average temperature of 85°F.
The time of year with cooler water lasts for 2.5 months, from July 1 to September 15, with an average temperature below 82°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is August 7, with an average temperature of 81°F.
Average Water Temperature
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Gayak 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 Gayak for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid June to mid September, with a peak score in the first week of August.
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 Gayak for hot-weather activities is from early May to mid October, with a peak score in the third week of August.
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.
Temperatures in Gayak are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.5 months, from August 18 to November 3, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.6 kWh. The brightest day of the year is September 28, with an average of 7.1 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.2 months, from December 1 to March 9, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.9 kWh. The darkest day of the year is January 22, with an average of 4.3 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Gayak are -8.377 deg latitude, 123.296 deg longitude, and 0 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Gayak contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,749 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 216 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,371 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (5,604 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Gayak is covered by water (57%), cropland (21%), and trees (11%), within 10 miles by water (46%) and trees (26%), and within 50 miles by water (85%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Gayak, 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Gayak.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Gayak 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 Gayak is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Gayak and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .