In the center month of FebruaryAemet announced exceptional combination of weather conditions this leads Spain to experience time more typical for spring than winter.
Availability dorsal and anticyclone on the surface it has already begun to generate a week of stability and warmth which is inappropriate at this time of year, although what is more unusual is that it is happening again just two weeks after another unusual anticyclone.
This climate situation, characterized by strong atmospheric stability and low precipitation, will lead to thermal rise who will reach yours peak on Wednesdaywith temperatures that can exceed 25°C in the areas of the south and southeast of the peninsula.
Warmth will return within a week
The week began with the establishment of a ridge over Spain and the advance of an anticyclone onto the peninsula. This combination promotes atmospheric stability, decrease in precipitation and assistance temperature increase. Its presence once again marks a trend towards higher temperatures, more typical of spring.
Since the beginning of the week, there has been a general increase in temperature, especially noticeable in places such as Murcia, Alicante and Almeriawhere the temperature rises to 12ºC compared to the weekend. The city of Murcia has already reached This Monday 26ºCwhich is in stark contrast to normal winter conditions.
He Wednesday It is expected that per day higher temperatures In a large part of the country. Expected that maximum temperature exceeds 20°C in regions such as Galicia, the Cantabrian Sea, the Mediterranean coast, Andalusia, Extremadura and the interior. In cities in Castile, temperatures can approach 20°C, and in Andalusia can be achieved up to 24°С in places such as Seville, Cordoba and Granada. In the Canary Islands, in turn, temperatures on most islands will exceed 25°C.
On Thursday, both the ridge and high pressure will retreat to the east, causing a slight change in weather from the arrival of rain in the north of the peninsula. This day may also bring haze to the west of the peninsula.
Despite the recession thermal forecast for Friday, temperature will continue to be higher than usual in most of the country.
The persistence of atypical climatic conditions is explained by another number an attack on Spain is expected on weekendsbeginning new thermal rise.
The anticyclone is returning.
Increased maximum temperatures, especially expected on Wednesday and Thursday, mean anomalies between 8°C and 10°C above normal for this time of year across much of the interior of the peninsula.
In the districts of Cantabria and Pyreneesare anomalies could achieve 12°C above average on Wednesday. On Thursday, in regions of the eastern interior of the peninsula such as the south of Aragon, the Valencian Community, the east of Castile-La Mancha and the interior of Murcia, maximum temperatures could exceed the normal temperature of up to 12°C for these regions. dates.
Although this is expected temperature drop on FridayIn general, the weather in most parts of the country will continue to show positive anomalies, although less pronounced than in the middle of the week. This atypical climate situation highlights the influence of the ridge and anticyclone on Spain, causing a spring heat episode in mid-winter.
Source: El Independiente