Average Sunshine in Turkey for March





The tables below give March averages for the amount of sunshine at dozens of cities throughout Turkey.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: Marmara Region, Aegean Turkey, Mediterranean Turkey, Black Sea Turkey, Central Anatolia, Eastern Anatolia and Southeastern Anatolia.

The averages are for the number of hours a day with sun and the total hours of sun in March. The month's data are based on weather measurements made from 1954 to 2013.

Marmara Region

Hours of sunshine in March
Place Day Month
Balikesir 4.7 146
Bursa 4.1 127
Çanakkale 5.3 164
Edirne 4.4 136
İstanbul 4.3 133
İzmit (Kocaeli) 4.6 143
Sakarya (Adapazari) 3.5 109

Aegean Turkey

March sunshine averages (hours)
Place Day Month
Afon (Afyonkarahisar) 5.1 158
Aydin 5.5 171
İzmir 6.2 192
Manisa 5.1 158
Muğla 5.5 171

Mediterranean Turkey

Average March sun
Place Day Month
Adana 6.6 205
Antalya 6.9 214
Hatay (Antakya) 6.0 186
Maras (Kahramanmaraş) 5.3 164
Mersin (İçel) 6.5 202

Black Sea Turkey

Total hours of sun on average
Place Day Month
Bolu 4.1 127
Ordu 3.2 99
Rize 3.4 105
Samsun 3.3 102
Sinop 4.6 143
Trabzon 3.5 109
Zonguldak 3.5 109

Central Anatolia

Average hours of sunshine in March
Place Day Month
Ankara 5.2 161
Eskişehir 5.0 155
Kayseri 4.6 143
Konya 6.7 208
Nevşehir 5.2 161

Eastern Anatoli

March sunshine averages in hours
Place Day Month
Elâzığ 5.2 161
Erzurum 5.0 155
Kars 5.1 158
Van 6.6 205

Southeastern Anatolia

Number of sunny hours on average
Place Day Month
Diyarbakır 5.7 177
Gaziantep 5.4 167
Mardin 5.6 174
Urfa (Şanlıurfa) 6.2 192
Reference

Türkiye Cumhuriyeti. Orman ve Su Isleri Bakanligi. Meteoroloji Genel Mudurlugu. Resmi İstatistikler (İllerimize Ait İstatistiki Veriler).

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