Average Weather in May in Guils de Cerdanya Spain
Daily high temperatures increase by 8°F, from 54°F to 62°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 72°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 36°F to 44°F, rarely falling below 30°F or exceeding 50°F.
For reference, on August 5, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Guils de Cerdanya typically range from 52°F to 74°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 24°F to 40°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
Sunriver, Oregon, United States (5,525 miles away); Pine Mountain Club, California, United States (5,934 miles); and Pilcaniyeu, Argentina (7,340 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Guils de Cerdanya (view comparison).
The month of May in Guils de Cerdanya experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 59% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60% on May 8.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 43% of the time.
For reference, on November 1, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 61%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 72%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Guils de Cerdanya, 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 27% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 14% on July 20.
Over the course of May in Guils de Cerdanya, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 25% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Guils de Cerdanya is essentially constant, remaining about 1.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.0 inches or falling below 0.6 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.8 inches on May 10.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Guils de Cerdanya, 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, 49 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, 4 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Guils de Cerdanya is 6:47 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 29 minutes earlier at 6:18 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 Guils de Cerdanya 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, 18 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 Guils de Cerdanya is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
The average hourly wind speed in Guils de Cerdanya is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 6.8 miles per hour to 6.1 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 7.8 miles per hour, while on August 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
Guils de Cerdanya 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 Guils de Cerdanya 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 Guils de Cerdanya typically lasts for 5.1 months (157 days), from around May 8 to around October 12, rarely starting before April 18 or after June 4, and rarely ending before September 21 or after November 2.
During May in Guils de Cerdanya, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 33% to 87% 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 Guils de Cerdanya are gradually increasing during May, increasing by 100°F, from 51°F to 151°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Guils de Cerdanya 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 Guils de Cerdanya are 42.447 deg latitude, 1.880 deg longitude, and 4,341 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Guils de Cerdanya contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,585 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,542 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,309 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,013 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Guils de Cerdanya is covered by grassland (39%), cropland (30%), trees (17%), and shrubs (12%), within 10 miles by trees (33%) and grassland (25%), and within 50 miles by trees (56%) and cropland (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Guils de Cerdanya 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 Guils de Cerdanya.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Guils de Cerdanya 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 Guils de Cerdanya is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Guils de Cerdanya and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (19%, 87 kilometers, east); Saint-Girons - Antichan (26%, 89 kilometers, northwest); Carcassonne-Salvaza (20%, 92 kilometers, north); Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (20%, 95 kilometers, southeast); and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (15%, 129 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .