Average Weather in May in Capolat Spain
In Capolat, the month of May is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 8°F, from 60°F to 68°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 77°F or dropping below 51°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 39°F to 47°F, rarely falling below 32°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on July 29, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Capolat typically range from 56°F to 79°F, while on January 10, the coldest day of the year, they range from 26°F to 45°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 Capolat experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 47% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49% on May 8.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 55% of the time.
For reference, on October 29, 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 May
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Capolat, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is essentially constant, remaining around 22% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on May 6, and its lowest chance is 12% on December 26.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Capolat is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.7 inches or falls below 0.4 inches, and ending the month at 1.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.5 inches or falls below 0.5 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.6 inches on May 10.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Capolat, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 58 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 56 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 34 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 3 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 15 hours, 1 minute of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Capolat is 6:48 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 29 minutes earlier at 6:20 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:52 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 30 minutes later at 9:21 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Capolat during 2017, 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 6:17 AM and sets 15 hours, 15 minutes later, at 9:32 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:17 AM and sets 9 hours, 6 minutes later, at 5:24 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Capolat is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 16, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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
The average hourly wind speed in Capolat is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 6.4 miles per hour to 5.8 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.1 miles per hour, while on August 28, 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
Capolat 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 Capolat 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 Capolat typically lasts for 5.9 months (180 days), from around April 29 to around October 25, rarely starting before April 5 or after May 18, and rarely ending before October 3 or after November 16.
The month of May in Capolat 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 56% to 99% 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 Capolat is gradually increasing during May, increasing by 177°F, from 128°F to 306°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Capolat is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.7 kWh, from 6.2 kWh to 6.9 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 Capolat are 42.077 deg latitude, 1.754 deg longitude, and 3,517 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Capolat contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,717 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,732 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,220 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,131 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Capolat is covered by trees (82%) and cropland (18%), within 10 miles by trees (59%) and cropland (19%), and within 50 miles by trees (52%) and cropland (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Capolat 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 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Capolat.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Capolat 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 Capolat is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Capolat and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (20%, 86 kilometers, east); Barcelona–El Prat Airport (17%, 91 kilometers, south); Reus Airport (15%, 114 kilometers, southwest); Saint-Girons - Antichan (19%, 117 kilometers, northwest); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (15%, 118 kilometers, northeast); and Carcassonne-Salvaza (14%, 135 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .