Average Weather in May in Santaella Spain
Daily high temperatures increase by 10°F, from 74°F to 84°F, rarely falling below 63°F or exceeding 94°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 51°F to 57°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 63°F.
For reference, on July 29, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Santaella typically range from 66°F to 97°F, while on January 20, the coldest day of the year, they range from 38°F to 58°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
Chico, California, United States (5,777 miles away) and Ford City, California, United States (5,903 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Santaella (view comparison).
The month of May in Santaella experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 38% to 31%.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 69% of the time.
For reference, on October 31, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on July 23, 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 Santaella, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 18% and ending it at 8%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 22% on October 31, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 31.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Santaella is decreasing, starting the month at 1.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.9 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 0.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Santaella, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 49 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 38 seconds, and weekly increase of 11 minutes, 23 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 13 hours, 46 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 14 hours, 34 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Santaella is 7:23 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 24 minutes earlier at 7:00 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 9:09 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 25 minutes later at 9:34 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Santaella 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 6:58 AM and sets 14 hours, 46 minutes later, at 9:44 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:30 AM and sets 9 hours, 34 minutes later, at 6:04 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 Santaella is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 18, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 5% of the time, while on January 1, 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 Santaella is essentially constant during May, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 7.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 7, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.7 miles per hour, while on September 13, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
The hourly average wind direction in Santaella throughout May is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 46% on May 25.
Wind Direction in May
The growing season in Santaella typically lasts for 9.8 months (296 days), from around February 16 to around December 9, rarely starting after March 12, or ending before November 16.
The month of May in Santaella is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Santaella are rapidly increasing during May, increasing by 484°F, from 676°F to 1,160°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Santaella is increasing during May, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 6.7 kWh to 7.7 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 Santaella are 37.563 deg latitude, -4.844 deg longitude, and 853 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Santaella contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 463 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 626 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (928 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,410 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Santaella is covered by cropland (98%), within 10 miles by cropland (98%), and within 50 miles by cropland (76%) and trees (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Santaella, 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Santaella.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Santaella 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 Santaella is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Santaella and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Córdoba Airport (60%, 31 kilometers, north); Morón Air Base (17%, 81 kilometers, southwest); Federico García Lorca Airport (11%, 103 kilometers, southeast); and Málaga Airport (12%, 103 kilometers, south).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .