According to the September precipitation report of Meteorology, there was an increase of 35 percent compared to the average of the last 30 years in September, and an increase of 313 percent compared to last year.
Increases in 5 regions compared to last year’s precipitation were measured over 100 percent. In September, the highest precipitation was recorded in Rize with 243.3 mm, and the least precipitation was recorded in Mardin with 0.4 mm.
The ‘September 2021 Area Precipitation Report’ of the General Directorate of Meteorology has been published. The precipitations in September in Turkey were above the precipitations of the previous year. The precipitation in September was 29.4 mm, the normal (1981- 2010) was 21.8 mm, and the precipitation in September 2020 was 9.4 mm. There was an increase of 35 percent in precipitation compared to normal, and an increase of 313 percent compared to the precipitation in September last year.
Compared to normal, the region with the highest increase in precipitation across the region was the Central Anatolia Region, with an increase of more than 100 percent. Precipitation decreased by more than 80 percent in the Aegean Region coastal part, Edirne, Bursa, Mersin, Hatay, northern parts of Adana, Southeastern Anatolia Region and Hakkari, Van circles. In the inner parts of the country and around Giresun, it was more than twice the normal. In September, the highest precipitation was recorded in Rize with 243.3 mm, the least precipitation was recorded in Mardin with 0.4 mm.
The number of rainy days was between 15-20 days in the east of Marmara Region, Black Sea Region, around Ardahan and Erzurum, and 20-25 days in Trabzon and Rize areas. It took place around 1 day in the western parts of Aydın and Muğla, Şanlıurfa, Adıyaman Gaziantep, Diyarbakır, Mardin, Şırnak, Hakkari and Van.