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Average Weather in Şeyhli Turkey

In Şeyhli, the summers are comfortable and clear, the winters are very cold and partly cloudy, and it is dry year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 24°F to 77°F and is rarely below 13°F or above 85°F.

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

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The warm season lasts for 3.5 months, from June 6 to September 20, with an average daily high temperature above 69°F. The hottest day of the year is August 8, with an average high of 77°F and low of 55°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.4 months, from November 29 to March 10, with an average daily high temperature below 45°F. The coldest day of the year is January 25, with an average low of 24°F and high of 38°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

Average High and Low Temperature in ŞeyhliwarmcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 2538°FJan 2538°FAug 877°FAug 877°F24°F24°F55°F55°FJun 669°FJun 669°FSep 2069°FSep 2069°FNov 2945°FNov 2945°FMar 1045°FMar 1045°F48°F48°F47°F47°F30°F30°F28°F28°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 ŞeyhliJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmfreezingfreezing
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.

Westwood, California, United States (6,650 miles away) and Banner Elk, North Carolina, United States (5,825 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Şeyhli (view comparison).

Clouds

In Şeyhli, 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 Şeyhli begins around June 4 and lasts for 3.7 months, ending around September 26. On August 2, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 97% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 3% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 26 and lasts for 8.3 months, ending around June 4. On February 27, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 60% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 40% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in ŞeyhliclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Aug 297%Aug 297%Feb 2740%Feb 2740%Jun 468%Jun 468%Sep 2669%Sep 2669%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 Şeyhli varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 8.8 months, from October 2 to June 25, with a greater than 16% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 25% on May 23.

The drier season lasts 3.3 months, from June 25 to October 2. The smallest chance of a wet day is 6% on August 3.

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 Şeyhli changes throughout the year.

Rain alone is the most common for 11 months, from February 7 to January 23. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 25% on May 23.

Snow alone is the most common for 2.1 weeks, from January 23 to February 7. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 7% on January 17.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in ŞeyhlirainrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%May 2325%May 2325%Aug 36%Aug 36%Jan 2318%Jan 2318%Jan 119%Jan 119%Oct 216%Oct 216%Jun 2516%Jun 2516%rainsnow
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. Şeyhli experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 11 months, from August 14 to July 25, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around October 29, with an average total accumulation of 1.6 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 2.9 weeks, from July 25 to August 14. The least rain falls around August 5, with an average total accumulation of 0.4 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall in ŞeyhlirainrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 in3.0 in3.0 in3.5 in3.5 inOct 291.6 inOct 291.6 inAug 50.4 inAug 50.4 inMay 131.5 inMay 131.5 inFeb 50.5 inFeb 50.5 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. Şeyhli experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.1 months, from November 3 to April 5, 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 5, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.6 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 6.9 months, from April 5 to November 3. The least snow falls around July 19, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in ŞeyhlisnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 inJan 50.6 inJan 50.6 inJul 190.0 inJul 190.0 inNov 30.1 inNov 30.1 inApr 50.1 inApr 50.1 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 Şeyhli varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 14 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 7 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in ŞeyhliJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 9 minMar 2012 hr, 9 minMar 2015 hr, 7 minJun 2115 hr, 7 minJun 2112 hr, 10 minSep 2212 hr, 10 minSep 229 hr, 14 minDec 219 hr, 14 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 5:03 AM on June 14, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 57 minutes later at 8:00 AM on January 5. The earliest sunset is at 5:07 PM on December 8, and the latest sunset is 3 hours, 4 minutes later at 8:11 PM on June 27.

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

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in ŞeyhliJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 145:03 AMJun 145:03 AM8:11 PMJun 278:11 PMJun 27Dec 85:07 PMDec 85:07 PM8:00 AMJan 58:00 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

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 Şeyhli, 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 ŞeyhliJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Nov 250%Nov 250%Aug 53%Aug 53%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 Şeyhli experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.5 months, from November 14 to March 29, with average wind speeds of more than 6.9 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is January 31, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.5 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.5 months, from March 29 to November 14. The calmest day of the year is May 25, with an average hourly wind speed of 5.4 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in ŞeyhliwindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mphJan 318.5 mphJan 318.5 mphMay 255.4 mphMay 255.4 mphNov 146.9 mphNov 146.9 mphMar 296.9 mphMar 296.9 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 Şeyhli varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 6.3 months, from April 18 to October 28, with a peak percentage of 76% on July 27. The wind is most often from the south for 5.7 months, from October 28 to April 18, with a peak percentage of 56% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in ŞeyhliSNSJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowsouthnorthwesteast
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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

Şeyhli 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 3.1 months, from June 24 to September 27, with an average temperature above 70°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 13, with an average temperature of 77°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.0 months, from December 24 to April 24, with an average temperature below 52°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is March 3, with an average temperature of 46°F.

Average Water Temperature

Average Water Temperature in ŞeyhliwarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°FAug 1377°FAug 1377°F46°FMar 346°FMar 3Jun 2470°FJun 2470°FSep 2770°FSep 2770°FDec 2452°FDec 2452°FApr 2452°FApr 2452°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 Şeyhli 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 Şeyhli for general outdoor tourist activities is from late June to early September, with a peak score in the first week of August.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Şeyhlibest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.88.80.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature 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 Şeyhli for hot-weather activities is from mid July to mid August, with a peak score in the first week of August.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in ŞeyhliJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810105.45.40.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturebeach/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 Şeyhli typically lasts for 5.7 months (175 days), from around May 2 to around October 24, rarely starting before April 4 or after May 22, and rarely ending before October 4 or after November 12.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Şeyhligrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%May 250%May 250%Oct 2450%Oct 2450%May 2290%May 2290%Oct 490%Oct 490%Apr 410%Apr 410%Nov 1210%Nov 1210%0%Jan 310%Jan 31Jul 28100%Jul 28100%NowNowfreezingvery coldcoolcomfortablecoldwarm
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 Şeyhli should appear around April 23, only rarely appearing before April 7 or after May 10.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in ŞeyhliJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°FApr 2390°FApr 2390°FJul 19900°FJul 19900°FSep 211,800°FSep 211,800°FDec 312,043°FDec 312,043°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 24 to August 24, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.6 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 6, with an average of 7.8 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from October 27 to February 16, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.0 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 25, with an average of 1.8 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in ŞeyhlibrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhJul 67.8 kWhJul 67.8 kWhDec 251.8 kWhDec 251.8 kWhMay 246.6 kWhMay 246.6 kWhAug 246.6 kWhAug 246.6 kWhOct 273.0 kWhOct 273.0 kWhFeb 163.0 kWhFeb 163.0 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 Şeyhli are 40.922 deg latitude, 36.063 deg longitude, and 3,107 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Şeyhli contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 689 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,115 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (4,918 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,841 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Şeyhli is covered by cropland (56%) and trees (31%), within 10 miles by trees (54%) and cropland (27%), and within 50 miles by cropland (41%) and trees (38%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Şeyhli, 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 Şeyhli.

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

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Samsun (26%, 46 kilometers, northeast); Merzifon (46%, 47 kilometers, west); and Tokat Airport (27%, 81 kilometers, southeast).

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.