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Kahramanmaras Climate & Temperature

  • Kahramanmaras, Turkey is at 3736'N, 3655'E, 572 m (1877 ft). See map.
  • Kahramanmaras has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa) that is mild with moderate seasonality. Summers are dry and hot due to the domination of subtropical high pressure systems while winters experience moderate temperatures and changeable, rainy weather due to the polar front. These climates usually occur on the western sides of continents between the latitudes of 30 and 45. Vegetation is adapted to the dry summers and is fragrant and oily making it susceptible to fire. The typical Mediterranean climate average monthly temperatures in excess of 22.0 C (71.6 F) in its warmest month and an average in the coldest month between 18 to -3 C (64 to 27 F) with at least four months above 10 C (50 F). Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kahramanmaras is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.5 degrees Celsius (61.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.4 °C (42.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Kahramanmaras Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 718.6 mm (28.3 inches) which is equivalent to 718.6 Litres/m (17.63 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kahramanmaras you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Tubuai, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Kahramanmaras Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (40) 6 (43) 10 (51) 15 (59) 20 (68) 25 (76) 28 (82) 28 (82) 25 (77) 19 (65) 12 (53) 7 (44) 17 (62)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 125 (5) 111 (4) 97 (4) 71 (3) 38 (2) 8 (0) 3 (0) 3 (0) 5 (0) 49 (2) 77 (3) 132 (5) 719 (28)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 52' 10h 44' 11h 53' 13h 08' 14h 10' 14h 42' 14h 28' 13h 34' 12h 22' 11h 08' 10h 06' 9h 36' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 32.5 41.8 52.7 64.3 72.6 75.8 72.8 64.5 53 41.6 32.4 29 52.7

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