Average Weather in August in Saldes Spain
In Saldes, the month of August is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 4°F, from 73°F to 69°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 80°F or dropping below 61°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 51°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 42°F or exceeding 56°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 51°F on August 5.
For reference, on July 30, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Saldes typically range from 51°F to 73°F, while on January 11, the coldest day of the year, they range from 22°F to 39°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 Saldes experiences rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 21% to 34%.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 79% of the time.
For reference, on October 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 53%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 80%.
Cloud Cover in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Saldes, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is gradually increasing, starting the month at 15% and ending it at 18%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 13% on July 14.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Saldes is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.8 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.3 inches or falls below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Saldes, 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, 15 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 30 seconds, and weekly decrease of 17 minutes, 31 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 Saldes is 6:45 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 31 minutes later at 7:17 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:12 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 44 minutes earlier at 8:28 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Saldes during 2017, 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, 16 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, 5 minutes later, at 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Saldes is essentially constant during August, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
The average hourly wind speed in Saldes is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 2.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.8 miles per hour, while on August 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.4 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 2.4 miles per hour on August 28.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Saldes 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 Saldes 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 average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Saldes is decreasing during August, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 7.0 kWh to 5.8 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 Saldes are 42.233 deg latitude, 1.733 deg longitude, and 4,852 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Saldes contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 4,997 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,571 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,637 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,970 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Saldes is covered by trees (65%) and grassland (20%), within 10 miles by trees (69%) and grassland (12%), and within 50 miles by trees (54%) and cropland (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Saldes 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 Saldes.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Saldes 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 Saldes is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Saldes and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (21%, 93 kilometers, southeast); Saint-Girons - Antichan (25%, 101 kilometers, northwest); Barcelona–El Prat Airport (18%, 108 kilometers, south); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (18%, 109 kilometers, northeast); and Carcassonne-Salvaza (18%, 119 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .