Summer, which begins Tuesday in Spain to the 19.16 hours, it will be warmer than normal and will be accompanied by the first wave of heat. You are expected to be reach values up to 40 degrees in areas of Andalusia with a wind chill of embarrassment. The quarter March has been the warmest since 1951. Summer, which begins Tuesday in Spain to the 19.16 hours, it will be warmer than normal and will be accompanied by the first heat wave of the summer, which is expected to be produced the first days of next week in the West and South of the peninsula. Next week, he said at press conference the spokesman for the Agencia Estatal de Meteorologia (Aemet), Angel Rivera, will take place the first heat wave of the station, especially in the West and South peninsular, where is expected to be achieved values of up to 40 degrees in areas of Andalusia with a wind chill of embarrassment. For spokesman, station summer (JulySeptember) will dominate temperatures exceeding the values normal in all Spain, being more defendants in the regions of Eastern and southern Iberian Peninsula, Balearic and Canary Islands.
Rivera pointed out that the normal average temperature for the summer in Spain and the Balearic Islands is 22.4 degrees Celsius, 19 degrees Celsius in the northern peninsula and 26 degrees in Andalusia. During the period July-September are not appreciated significant trends with respect to precipitation. Summer 2011 will be in the line of recent hot summers and this trend will also affect the rest of the European continent, stated Rivera. Warm spring on the spring ends, Rivera has ensured that it has been the March-may quarter the warmest of the historical series started in 1951 with temperatures that have been 2.3 C above normal in relation to the period of rrencia (1971-2000), ahead of the years 1997 (15.24 degrees Celsius) and 2006 (15,13 degrees Celsius). The month of March has been very warm in Galicia, Navarra, Catalonia, Aragon and northeast of Castilla la Mancha, while has been cold in the peninsular, Northern Centre of Extremadura and parts of Andalusia. The month of April has endured a monthly average temperature of 3.9 C above the mean value and the month of may has been the third warmest in Spain since 1951, after 1964 and 2006. In terms of episodes of significant low temperatures, Aemet said the first dozen of the month of March, when frost occurred throughout the Interior of the peninsular northern half with values less than – 5 C in the Northern plateau and mountainous areas. A significant fact, Rivera has pointed out the city of avila, where on March 4 recorded values of – 5, 4c (minimum value between capitals). This quarter rainfall, have placed altogether above the normal value, since has been a precipitation around 195 litres per square metre, 10% on the normal value of 175 liters per square meter. Finally, the Aemet has reported that this year hydrological, ranging from 1 October 2010 to September 30, 2011, until June 12 accumulates a total of 590 litres per square metre of real value, slightly more than 10% above the average normal value for this period (532 liters per square meter). Source of the news: A heat wave will inaugurate a warmer summer than normal