Average Weather in August in Oliana Spain
In Oliana, the month of August is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 4°F, from 85°F to 81°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 91°F or dropping below 73°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 61°F to 58°F, rarely falling below 52°F or exceeding 66°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 61°F on August 6.
For reference, on July 29, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Oliana typically range from 61°F to 85°F, while on January 10, the coldest day of the year, they range from 31°F to 49°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in August
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on August. 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 August
The month of August in Oliana experiences rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 19% to 31%.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 81% of the time.
For reference, on October 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 50%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 82%.
Cloud Cover in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Oliana, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is increasing, starting the month at 12% and ending it at 16%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 22% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 10% on July 14.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Oliana is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.4 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.2 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Oliana, the length of the day is rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 1 hour, 15 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 29 seconds, and weekly decrease of 17 minutes, 24 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 11 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 25 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Oliana is 6:48 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 31 minutes later at 7:19 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:13 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 43 minutes earlier at 8:30 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Oliana during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during August, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:19 AM and sets 15 hours, 15 minutes later, at 9:34 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:19 AM and sets 9 hours, 6 minutes later, at 5:26 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Oliana is essentially constant during August, remaining around 1% throughout.
The highest chance of a muggy day during August is 2% on August 19.
For reference, on August 19, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time, while on October 22, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
The average hourly wind speed in Oliana is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 3.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.1 miles per hour, while on August 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.9 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 2.9 miles per hour on August 28.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Oliana 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 Oliana is essentially constant during August, remaining around 76°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 77°F on August 14.
Average Water Temperature in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Oliana is decreasing during August, falling by 1.3 kWh, from 7.2 kWh to 5.9 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Oliana are 42.069 deg latitude, 1.314 deg longitude, and 2,008 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Oliana contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,772 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,906 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,249 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,987 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Oliana is covered by cropland (38%), trees (35%), and shrubs (20%), within 10 miles by trees (69%) and cropland (17%), and within 50 miles by trees (43%) and cropland (31%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Oliana year round, 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 Oliana.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Oliana 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 Oliana is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Oliana and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Saint-Girons - Antichan (32%, 106 kilometers, north); Barcelona–El Prat Airport (26%, 107 kilometers, southeast); Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (24%, 121 kilometers, east); and Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (18%, 148 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .