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Average Weather in Yatağan Turkey

In Yatağan, the summers are hot, arid, and clear and the winters are long, cold, wet, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 37°F to 94°F and is rarely below 29°F or above 100°F.

Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Yatağan for hot-weather activities is from mid June to mid September.

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The hot season lasts for 3.1 months, from June 12 to September 15, with an average daily high temperature above 86°F. The hottest day of the year is July 31, with an average high of 94°F and low of 70°F.

The cool season lasts for 4.0 months, from November 25 to March 24, with an average daily high temperature below 60°F. The coldest day of the year is January 22, with an average low of 37°F and high of 52°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

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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

Average Hourly Temperature in YatağanJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcoolcomfortablewarmhotvery coldvery 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.

Auburn Lake Trails, California, United States (6,821 miles away) and Sedona, Arizona, United States (6,831 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Yatağan (view comparison).

Clouds

In Yatağan, 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 Yatağan begins around May 22 and lasts for 4.5 months, ending around October 7. On August 16, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 99% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 1% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 7 and lasts for 7.5 months, ending around May 22. On December 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 48% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 52% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in YatağanclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Aug 1699%Aug 1699%Dec 3052%Dec 3052%May 2276%May 2276%Oct 776%Oct 776%NowNowclearmostly cloudyovercastpartly cloudymostly clear
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 Yatağan varies significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 5.6 months, from November 4 to April 22, with a greater than 19% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 37% on December 21.

The drier season lasts 6.4 months, from April 22 to November 4. The smallest chance of a wet day is 1% 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 throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 37% on December 21.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in YatağanwetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Dec 2137%Dec 2137%Aug 71%Aug 71%Nov 419%Nov 419%Apr 2219%Apr 2219%rain
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. Yatağan experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 8.8 months, from September 15 to June 9, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around December 21, with an average total accumulation of 5.3 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 3.2 months, from June 9 to September 15. The least rain falls around July 24, with an average total accumulation of 0.1 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall in YatağanrainrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 in10 in10 inDec 215.3 inDec 215.3 inJul 240.1 inJul 240.1 inSep 150.5 inSep 150.5 inJun 90.5 inJun 90.5 in
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.

Sun

The length of the day in Yatağan varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 35 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 44 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in YatağanJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 8 minMar 2012 hr, 8 minMar 2014 hr, 44 minJun 2114 hr, 44 minJun 2112 hr, 9 minSep 2212 hr, 9 minSep 229 hr, 35 minDec 219 hr, 35 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 5:46 AM on June 13, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 36 minutes later at 8:22 AM on January 6. The earliest sunset is at 5:49 PM on December 6, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 43 minutes later at 8:32 PM on June 28.

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

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in YatağanJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 135:46 AMJun 135:46 AM8:32 PMJun 288:32 PMJun 28Dec 65:49 PMDec 65:49 PM8:22 AMJan 68:22 AMJan 6daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
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

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 Yatağan, 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 2% of 2% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in YatağanJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Mar 90%Mar 90%Aug 54%Aug 54%comfortablecomfortabledrydryhumidhumid
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 Yatağan experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.8 months, from November 17 to April 10, with average wind speeds of more than 7.7 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is February 12, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.7 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.2 months, from April 10 to November 17. The calmest day of the year is May 9, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.6 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in YatağanwindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph16 mph16 mphFeb 128.7 mphFeb 128.7 mphMay 96.6 mphMay 96.6 mphNov 177.7 mphNov 177.7 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 Yatağan varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 1.4 weeks, from January 16 to January 26 and for 8.7 months, from February 24 to November 15, with a peak percentage of 62% on July 7. The wind is most often from the south for 4.1 weeks, from January 26 to February 24 and for 2.0 months, from November 15 to January 16, with a peak percentage of 37% on February 19.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in YatağanSSNSJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%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

Yatağan 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 3.0 months, from July 5 to October 4, with an average temperature above 74°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 19, with an average temperature of 78°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.1 months, from December 26 to April 29, with an average temperature below 64°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is March 6, with an average temperature of 61°F.

Average Water Temperature

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 Yatağan 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 times of year to visit Yatağan for general outdoor tourist activities are from mid May to late June and from late August to mid October, with a peak score in the third week of September.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Yatağanbest timebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.28.21.01.08.18.16.26.2NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature 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 Yatağan for hot-weather activities is from mid June to mid September, with a peak score in the second week of July.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in Yatağanbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810109.09.00.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature beach/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 Yatağan typically lasts for 9.2 months (283 days), from around March 2 to around December 10, rarely starting before January 23 or after March 26, and rarely ending before November 14 or after January 10.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Yatağangrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Mar 250%Mar 250%Dec 1050%Dec 1090%Mar 2690%Mar 2690%Nov 1490%Nov 1410%Jan 2310%Jan 23Jul 24100%Jul 24100%NowNowvery coldcoldcomfortablewarmhotcool
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 Yatağan should appear around March 7, only rarely appearing before February 19 or after March 28.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in YatağanJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F1,000°F1,000°F2,000°F2,000°F3,000°F3,000°F4,000°F4,000°F5,000°F5,000°FMar 781°FMar 781°FJun 2900°FJun 2900°FJul 71,800°FJul 71,800°FDec 314,716°FDec 314,716°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 3.4 months, from May 13 to August 24, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 7.2 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 29, with an average of 8.5 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from November 4 to February 15, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.4 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 22, with an average of 2.1 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in YatağanbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWh10 kWh10 kWhJun 298.5 kWhJun 298.5 kWhDec 222.1 kWhDec 222.1 kWhMay 137.2 kWhMay 137.2 kWhAug 247.2 kWhAug 247.2 kWhNov 43.4 kWhNov 43.4 kWhFeb 153.4 kWhFeb 153.4 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 Yatağan are 37.340 deg latitude, 28.143 deg longitude, and 1,247 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Yatağan contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,293 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,337 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,993 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,592 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Yatağan is covered by cropland (58%), artificial surfaces (16%), and shrubs (14%), within 10 miles by trees (42%) and cropland (31%), and within 50 miles by trees (39%) and cropland (26%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Yatağan, 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Yatağan.

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

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Bodrum-Imsik Airport (42%, 47 kilometers, southwest); Aydin Airport (31%, 62 kilometers, northwest); Dalaman Airport (19%, 91 kilometers, southeast); and Denizli Çardak Airport (9%, 146 kilometers, east).

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.