Thursday, October 28

The weather in Alicante: from 25 degrees today to a thermal collapse of up to ten degrees this Wednesday

Climatic roller coaster. The typical spring weather that the beginning of April has given us and that today can reach the 25 degrees maximum at noon In a good part of the coastline, it will change suddenly tomorrow Wednesday, the day an Atlantic storm enters the north of Spain, which will cause a thermal collapse of up to ten degrees returning us to the cold of winter. In addition, the State Meteorological Agency announces a weekend that, in principle, will be unpleasant and marked by storms on Saturday and Sunday. The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) foresees for today, Tuesday, a notable decrease in daytime temperatures in the extreme north of the peninsula and a significant rise in the extreme southeast with higher values ​​for the time of year. In the Cantabrian area, cloudy skies with weak and scattered rains that will remit from noon; the snow level will be about 1,000 meters. In the northeast of Catalonia, increasing cloudiness and showers during the second half of the day, with cloudy intervals in other areas of the extreme north of the peninsula, the Canary Islands and the east of the Balearic Islands.

In the northern interior of Castellón, today there will already be decreases in temperatures and in the rest, rising temperatures, especially in the southern third where the maximums can rise six degrees or more. In the north of Castellón, the wind will blow from the moderate northwest with very strong gusts and in the rest, from the west and northwest, turning south in Alicante, east in Valencia and south of Castellón.

The month of March in the Valencian Community was a cold and humid month. The average temperature was 10.7 º, it is 0.5 º lower than that of the reference climatology (11.2 º C), and the accumulated precipitation has been 45.1 l / m2, which is 28% higher than the climatic average for the period 1981-2010 (35.2 l / m2). March was colder than February and the cold was especially intense between the 18th and 21st.

There is a great difference in precipitation between provinces:

  • In Alicante the month was very humid, with a provincial surplus of 81% and a record of accumulated precipitation in a month of March in Torrevieja and the Alicante-Elche airport.

  • In Valencia was humid, with a surplus of 25%.

  • Castellón suffered a rainfall deficit in March of 22% And although overall the month was pluviometrically normal in the province, in the north it was dry and in towns such as Morella the driest month in March since 1998.

There were two notable episodes of rain, both of which affected the southern coast of Alicante. The first was centered on day 7, when rainfall was generalized throughout the Region, persistent on the coast of La Vega Baja and Baix Vinalopó, where there were two moments of strong or very strong intensity. The second episode was centered on days 18 and 19, and it was also accompanied by cold and the rainfall was snow at a level that came down to 300 meters during the afternoon of the 18 in the north of Alicante and south of Valencia . It also snowed on the 19th in the interior of Castellón and southern interior of Valencia.

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