Average Weather in May in Alfarnatejo Spain
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 64°F to 73°F, rarely falling below 54°F or exceeding 81°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 41°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 35°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on July 29, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Alfarnatejo typically range from 57°F to 85°F, while on January 19, the coldest day of the year, they range from 29°F to 49°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in May
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on May. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in May
The month of May in Alfarnatejo experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 38% to 32%.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 68% of the time.
For reference, on October 31, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 47%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 93%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Alfarnatejo, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 15% and ending it at 6%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 21% on November 17, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 30.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Alfarnatejo is decreasing, starting the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.4 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 0.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.1 inches or falls below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Alfarnatejo, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 48 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 36 seconds, and weekly increase of 11 minutes, 9 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 13 hours, 43 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 14 hours, 31 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Alfarnatejo is 7:22 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 23 minutes earlier at 6:59 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 9:06 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 24 minutes later at 9:30 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Alfarnatejo during 2021, but it neither starts nor ends during May, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:57 AM and sets 14 hours, 42 minutes later, at 9:40 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:26 AM and sets 9 hours, 37 minutes later, at 6:03 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for May 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Alfarnatejo is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 17, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 3% of the time, while on October 16, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Alfarnatejo is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 7.7 miles per hour to 7.0 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on February 21, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.6 miles per hour, while on August 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
The hourly average wind direction in Alfarnatejo throughout May is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 37% on May 2.
Wind Direction in May
Alfarnatejo is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Alfarnatejo is gradually increasing during May, rising by 3°F, from 62°F to 65°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in May
The growing season in Alfarnatejo typically lasts for 7.0 months (215 days), from around April 10 to around November 11, rarely starting before March 14 or after May 3, and rarely ending before October 19 or after December 2.
The month of May in Alfarnatejo is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season increasing from 88% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Alfarnatejo are increasing during May, increasing by 243°F, from 207°F to 450°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Alfarnatejo is gradually increasing during May, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 6.8 kWh to 7.8 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Alfarnatejo are 36.996 deg latitude, -4.261 deg longitude, and 2,953 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Alfarnatejo contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,919 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,307 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,931 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,122 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Alfarnatejo is covered by cropland (40%), trees (39%), and shrubs (20%), within 10 miles by cropland (52%) and grassland (21%), and within 50 miles by cropland (51%) and water (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Alfarnatejo, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Alfarnatejo.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Alfarnatejo according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Alfarnatejo is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Alfarnatejo and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Málaga Airport (26%, 42 kilometers, southwest); Federico García Lorca Airport (57%, 48 kilometers, northeast); and Córdoba Airport (16%, 108 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .