Average Weather in May in Isòvol Spain
Daily high temperatures increase by 8°F, from 57°F to 65°F, rarely falling below 47°F or exceeding 74°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 38°F to 46°F, rarely falling below 32°F or exceeding 52°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Isòvol typically range from 55°F to 76°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 26°F to 42°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 Isòvol experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 56% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 57% on May 8.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 46% of the time.
For reference, on October 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 58%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 75%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Isòvol, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is essentially constant, remaining around 25% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 26% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 13% on July 14.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Isòvol is essentially constant, remaining about 1.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 2.9 inches or falling below 0.5 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.7 inches on May 9.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Isòvol, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 59 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 58 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 47 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 4 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 15 hours, 3 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Isòvol is 6:48 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 29 minutes earlier at 6:19 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:52 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 30 minutes later at 9:22 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Isòvol during 2018, 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 6:15 AM and sets 15 hours, 17 minutes later, at 9:33 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:18 AM and sets 9 hours, 4 minutes later, at 5:22 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Isòvol is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
The average hourly wind speed in Isòvol is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 6.5 miles per hour to 5.7 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on February 20, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.5 miles per hour, while on August 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
Isòvol 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 Isòvol is increasing during May, rising by 6°F, from 59°F to 65°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in May
The growing season in Isòvol typically lasts for 5.7 months (174 days), from around April 29 to around October 20, rarely starting before April 7 or after May 20, and rarely ending before September 29 or after November 10.
The month of May in Isòvol is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 55% to 96% 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 Isòvol are gradually increasing during May, increasing by 135°F, from 78°F to 213°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Isòvol is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.7 kWh, from 6.1 kWh to 6.8 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 Isòvol are 42.378 deg latitude, 1.818 deg longitude, and 3,770 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Isòvol contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,411 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,715 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (7,083 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,865 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Isòvol is covered by cropland (59%), trees (17%), and shrubs (14%), within 10 miles by trees (47%) and grassland (18%), and within 50 miles by trees (56%) and cropland (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Isòvol 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Isòvol.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Isòvol 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 Isòvol is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Isòvol and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Saint-Girons - Antichan (26%, 91 kilometers, northwest); Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (20%, 94 kilometers, southeast); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (19%, 95 kilometers, northeast); Carcassonne-Salvaza (19%, 101 kilometers, northeast); and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (15%, 122 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .