Madrid (EFE) next Wednesday, will affect many areas in the interior and north of the country.
During the second half of the week, “snowfalls and frosts will return to inland areas and at low levels,” said Rubén Del Campo, spokesman for Aemet, who explains that this change in weather is due to the presence of an anticyclone in the North Atlantic that will favor the arrival of very cold winds from Wednesday.
However, still, this weekend has left an “unusual podium” of high temperatures: the first place has been achieved by the Torla station (Ordesa-Huesca), with a maximum of 23.5 degrees, the second place for Gerona capital, with 23.4 degrees and third place the town of Noya (A Coruña) with 23.3 degrees, explained Del Campo.
A pocket of cold air arrives on Wednesday
This Monday the warm atmosphere for the season will still persist, with some haze and daytime values that will exceed 18-20 degrees in many parts of Spain and that, in Seville can rise to 24-25 degrees, about 22 degrees will have in Madrid and 21 degrees in A Coruña, where a typical spring shower could also fall this afternoon.
On Tuesday the cloudiness will increase in most of the country, except in the Mediterranean, with an increase in the probability of showers in Galicia, Cantabrian communities, Castilla y León and in mountainous areas of the eastern interior of the Peninsula.
It is possible that some haze persists that day, and therefore, the showers may be accompanied by mud; With respect to temperatures, daytime temperatures will drop in large areas, except in the eastern third and in the Balearic Islands: La Coruña will reach around 16 degrees; in Bilbao, Zaragoza or Malaga 20 degrees and up to 22 in Seville, Murcia and Palma de Mallorca.
On Wednesday “the winds will clearly turn from the north”, while a pocket of cold air will drop in the upper layers of the troposphere, detailed the spokesman, who stresses that the temperature drop will continue, especially in the north of the Peninsula, with drops that can be up to 6 or 8 degrees compared to Tuesday.
During that day, “strong or persistent showers” are expected in the Cantabrian communities and north of Galicia, in the surroundings of the Pyrenees, in Catalonia, south of Aragon, north of the Valencian Community, and in a weaker way, in points of the Balearics.
The snow level will go down to be at the end of the day between about 800 and 1,000 meters in the surroundings of the Cantabrian mountain range, and with regard to temperatures, the maximum in the Cantabrian Sea will not exceed 12 or 14 degrees and in the central area , between 15 or 17 degrees.
Thursday will already be a “midwinter day in all of Spain”, with frosts in the north and center and a cold atmosphere in the central hours of the day: Burgos, Vitoria, Segovia or Ávila will not exceed 5 to 7 degrees maximum, it has observed the Aemet spokesman.
In addition, that day the rains will extend to a good part of the northern half, also to the mountains of the central zone, with a snow level of around 600 or 800 meters in the northwest, between 800 to 1,000 meters in the central zone. and around 1,200 meters in the Pyrenees and Iberian system.