Temporal and Spatial Analysis of Hail in Turkey

Yavuz V., Deniz A.

MESAEP-18th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and Its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, Athens, Greece, 26 - 30 September 2015, pp.98

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Athens
  • Country: Greece
  • Page Numbers: pp.98
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Hail has very important place throughout human history. Classification of the disaster of the hail event are associated with moral and material damages. Due to the large size of the hailstone and its rapid falling speed can cause so many damages on transportation, human life, environment, vegetation, animals etc. In this study, hail event analysis made for Turkey between the years 1999 and 2015. Firstly, general information about hail were given and then annual and monthly trend analysis were performed. After this, statistical analysis for urban and regional were investigated. Detailed synoptic analysis was performed for the selected day when hail event occured from the review of 1476 cases. According to obtained results of the analysis, hail events in Turkey was followed by a linear increasing trend with in the selected period.