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Average Weather in Karma Belarus

In Karma, the summers are comfortable and partly cloudy and the winters are long, freezing, snowy, windy, and overcast. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 17°F to 76°F and is rarely below -4°F or above 87°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Karma for warm-weather activities is from mid June to late August.

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The warm season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 16 to September 6, with an average daily high temperature above 66°F. The hottest day of the year is July 27, with an average high of 76°F and low of 58°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.9 months, from November 16 to March 13, with an average daily high temperature below 37°F. The coldest day of the year is February 3, with an average low of 17°F and high of 27°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

Average High and Low Temperature in KarmawarmcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec-10°F-10°F0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FFeb 327°FFeb 327°FJul 2776°FJul 2776°F17°F17°F58°F58°FMay 1666°FMay 1666°FSep 666°FSep 666°FNov 1637°FNov 1637°FMar 1337°FMar 1337°F48°F48°F49°F49°F29°F29°F24°F24°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

Average Hourly Temperature in KarmaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingfreezingvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablevery 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.

North Perth, Canada (4,628 miles away) and Worcester, New York, United States (4,494 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Karma (view comparison).

Clouds

In Karma, 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 Karma begins around April 9 and lasts for 6.0 months, ending around October 10. On August 5, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 63% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 37% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 10 and lasts for 6.0 months, ending around April 9. On November 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 78% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 22% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in KarmaclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Aug 563%Aug 563%Nov 2922%Nov 2922%Apr 942%Apr 942%Oct 1043%Oct 1043%NowNowclearmostly clearmostly cloudyovercastpartly 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 Karma varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 2.7 months, from May 15 to August 4, with a greater than 26% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 36% on July 7.

The drier season lasts 9.3 months, from August 4 to May 15. The smallest chance of a wet day is 16% on March 6.

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 Karma changes throughout the year.

Rain alone is the most common for 9.3 months, from February 25 to December 4. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 36% on July 7.

Snow alone is the most common for 2.7 months, from December 4 to February 25. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 10% on January 17.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in KarmasnowrainsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jul 736%Jul 736%Mar 616%Mar 616%Dec 421%Dec 421%May 1526%May 1526%Aug 426%Aug 426%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. Karma experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 9.7 months, from February 27 to December 16, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around June 27, with an average total accumulation of 2.5 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 2.4 months, from December 16 to February 27. The least rain falls around January 22, with an average total accumulation of 0.4 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall in KarmarainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 inJun 272.5 inJun 272.5 inJan 220.4 inJan 220.4 inFeb 270.5 inFeb 270.5 inDec 160.5 inDec 160.5 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. Karma experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.3 months, from October 26 to April 4, 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 12, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.6 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 6.7 months, from April 4 to October 26. The least snow falls around July 26, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in KarmasnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 inJan 120.6 inJan 120.6 inJul 260.0 inJul 260.0 inOct 260.1 inOct 260.1 inApr 40.1 inApr 40.1 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 Karma varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 7 hours, 32 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 16 hours, 58 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in KarmaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 11 minMar 2012 hr, 11 minMar 2016 hr, 58 minJun 2116 hr, 58 minJun 2112 hr, 13 minSep 2212 hr, 13 minSep 227 hr, 32 minDec 217 hr, 32 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 4:29 AM on June 17, and the latest sunrise is 4 hours, 42 minutes later at 9:11 AM on December 30. The earliest sunset is at 4:39 PM on December 13, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 49 minutes later at 9:27 PM on June 24.

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

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in KarmaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 174:29 AMJun 174:29 AM9:27 PMJun 249:27 PMJun 24Dec 134:39 PMDec 134:39 PM9:11 AMDec 309:11 AMDec 30daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
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 Karma, 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 3% of 3% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in KarmaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 180%Jan 180%Jul 207%Jul 207%drydrycomfortablecomfortablehumidhumid
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 Karma experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.9 months, from October 12 to April 9, with average wind speeds of more than 9.9 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is January 25, with an average hourly wind speed of 11.7 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.1 months, from April 9 to October 12. The calmest day of the year is July 28, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.2 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in KarmawindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph16 mph16 mph18 mph18 mphJan 2511.7 mphJan 2511.7 mphJul 288.2 mphJul 288.2 mphOct 129.9 mphOct 129.9 mphApr 99.9 mphApr 99.9 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 Karma varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the south for 2.3 weeks, from February 13 to March 1; for 1.1 months, from March 26 to April 28; and for 1.3 months, from October 29 to December 8, with a peak percentage of 38% on November 12. The wind is most often from the west for 3.6 weeks, from March 1 to March 26; for 1.1 months, from June 1 to July 3; for 3.1 months, from July 25 to October 29; and for 2.2 months, from December 8 to February 13, with a peak percentage of 36% on October 24. The wind is most often from the north for 1.1 months, from April 28 to June 1 and for 3.1 weeks, from July 3 to July 25, with a peak percentage of 32% on July 4.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in KarmaWSWSNWNWSWJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsoutheastnorth
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).

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Karma 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 Karma for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid June to late August, with a peak score in the first week of August.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Karmabest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.07.00.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature 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 Karma for hot-weather activities is from mid July to mid August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in KarmaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810104.64.60.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature 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 Karma typically lasts for 5.7 months (174 days), from around April 19 to around October 10, rarely starting before April 1 or after May 8, and rarely ending before September 20 or after October 29.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Karmagrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Apr 1950%Apr 1950%Oct 1050%Oct 1050%May 890%May 890%Sep 2090%Sep 2090%Apr 110%Apr 110%Oct 2910%Oct 2910%Jul 14100%Jul 14100%NowNowfrigidfreezingvery coldcoolcomfortablewarmcoldhot
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 Karma should appear around May 2, only rarely appearing before April 24 or after May 12.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in KarmaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°FMay 290°FMay 290°FJul 9900°FJul 9900°FSep 81,800°FSep 81,800°FDec 311,976°FDec 311,976°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 3.5 months, from May 2 to August 19, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.2 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 19, with an average of 6.3 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.9 months, from October 22 to February 18, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 1.7 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 20, with an average of 0.5 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in KarmabrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhJun 196.3 kWhJun 196.3 kWhDec 200.5 kWhDec 200.5 kWhMay 25.2 kWhMay 25.2 kWhAug 195.2 kWhAug 195.2 kWhOct 221.7 kWhOct 221.7 kWhFeb 181.7 kWhFeb 181.7 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 Karma are 53.130 deg latitude, 30.802 deg longitude, and 509 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Karma contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 131 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 485 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (230 feet). Within 50 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (348 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Karma is covered by cropland (61%), grassland (16%), trees (12%), and shrubs (11%), within 10 miles by cropland (43%) and trees (36%), and within 50 miles by trees (41%) and cropland (39%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Karma, 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 is only a single weather station, Gomel Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Karma.

At a distance of 69 kilometers from Karma, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.

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

Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.

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.