Average Weather in August in Gironella Spain
Daily high temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 86°F to 82°F, rarely falling below 74°F or exceeding 92°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 62°F to 59°F, rarely falling below 52°F or exceeding 67°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 62°F on August 5.
For reference, on July 29, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Gironella typically range from 62°F to 86°F, while on January 10, the coldest day of the year, they range from 31°F to 51°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 Gironella experiences rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 20% to 33%.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 80% of the time.
For reference, on October 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 51%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 81%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Gironella, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is gradually increasing, starting the month at 14% and ending it at 17%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 23% on May 6, and its lowest chance is 11% on December 26.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Gironella is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.9 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 1.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.4 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Gironella, 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, 14 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 29 seconds, and weekly decrease of 17 minutes, 21 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, 26 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Gironella is 6:45 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 31 minutes later at 7:16 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:11 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 43 minutes earlier at 8:28 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Gironella during 2018, 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 6:16 AM and sets 15 hours, 15 minutes later, at 9:31 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:17 AM and sets 9 hours, 7 minutes later, at 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Gironella is essentially constant during August, remaining around 2% throughout.
The highest chance of a muggy day during August is 3% on August 17.
For reference, on August 16, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 3% 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 August
The average hourly wind speed in Gironella is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.2 miles per hour, while on September 9, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Gironella 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 Gironella 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 growing season in Gironella typically lasts for 7.3 months (223 days), from around April 5 to around November 14, rarely starting before March 14 or after April 27, and rarely ending before October 24 or after December 6.
The month of August in Gironella is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in Gironella are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 657°F, from 1,877°F to 2,534°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Gironella is decreasing during August, falling by 1.3 kWh, from 7.0 kWh to 5.7 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 Gironella are 42.034 deg latitude, 1.880 deg longitude, and 1,821 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Gironella contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 791 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,703 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (5,787 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,728 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Gironella is covered by cropland (50%), shrubs (24%), and trees (23%), within 10 miles by trees (48%) and cropland (28%), and within 50 miles by trees (52%) and cropland (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Gironella 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 Gironella.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Gironella 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 Gironella is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Gironella and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (34%, 74 kilometers, east); Barcelona–El Prat Airport (27%, 84 kilometers, south); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (20%, 113 kilometers, northeast); and Saint-Girons - Antichan (19%, 126 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .