Average Weather in May in Vallcebre Spain
Daily high temperatures increase by 8°F, from 57°F to 65°F, rarely falling below 48°F or exceeding 74°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 37°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 31°F or exceeding 51°F.
For reference, on July 30, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Vallcebre typically range from 54°F to 76°F, while on January 11, the coldest day of the year, they range from 25°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 Vallcebre experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 49% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 51% on May 8.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 53% of the time.
For reference, on October 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 52%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 80%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Vallcebre, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is essentially constant, remaining around 24% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 13% on December 25.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Vallcebre is essentially constant, remaining about 1.5 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 10.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Vallcebre, 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, 57 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 42 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, 2 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Vallcebre 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 8:51 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 Vallcebre 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 6:16 AM and sets 15 hours, 16 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 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Vallcebre is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 15, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% 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 Vallcebre is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 6.2 miles per hour to 5.4 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 6.9 miles per hour, while on August 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
Vallcebre 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 Vallcebre 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 Vallcebre typically lasts for 5.4 months (166 days), from around May 3 to around October 16, rarely starting before April 14 or after May 23, and rarely ending before September 24 or after November 5.
During May in Vallcebre, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 45% 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 Vallcebre are gradually increasing during May, increasing by 133°F, from 80°F to 213°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Vallcebre 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 Vallcebre are 42.203 deg latitude, 1.818 deg longitude, and 4,049 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Vallcebre contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 4,209 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,119 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,923 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,013 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Vallcebre is covered by trees (55%) and grassland (29%), within 10 miles by trees (72%) and grassland (11%), and within 50 miles by trees (55%) and cropland (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Vallcebre 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 Vallcebre.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Vallcebre 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 Vallcebre is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Vallcebre and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (23%, 85 kilometers, southeast); Barcelona–El Prat Airport (18%, 103 kilometers, south); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (18%, 105 kilometers, northeast); Saint-Girons - Antichan (23%, 107 kilometers, northwest); and Carcassonne-Salvaza (18%, 120 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .