the day that temperatures will peak

In recent days the thermometers have been rising and yesterday they were recorded Truly summer temperatures in much of the country. The month of May, which will end this Friday, faces its final stretch with heat more typical of July in the southern half of the peninsula, where 40 degrees could be reached for the first time this year. However, in the north the maximums will be cool and they will barely reach 20 degreess. This situation could persist until Friday, when temperatures drop in most of the country. As for the rains, at least until Wednesday they will be limited to the extreme north and will be generally weak, but Starting on Thursday, stormy showers could appear in parts of the north and east of the peninsula, as well as in the Balearic Islands.

This Tuesday It will be a sunny day in practically the entire country, although morning clouds are also expected in Galicia, the Cantabrian Sea and the Mediterranean area, without ruling out weak rainfall in the Strait, Melilla or south of Valencia. According to the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet), evolutionary cloudiness will form in the Pyrenees and mountains of the center, east and southeast of the peninsula, without ruling outr isolated showers, more likely and intense in the eastern Pyrenees and Iberia.

In the north of the Canary Islands, cloudy intervals, with the possibility of some light rain. Maximum temperatures will increase in the northwest half of the peninsula, notably in the northern interiors, and will decrease in the southern half of the Mediterranean area and archipelagos, exceeding 34 degrees in valleys in the southwest of the peninsula.

The provincial capitals with the highest values ​​will be Córdoba with 36ºC; Seville and Badajoz with 35ºC and Ciudad Real with 34ºC. The minimums will increase in the west of the peninsula and will decrease in the northeastern and southeastern thirds and the Canary Islands. He Wednesday Temperatures will rise again in practically the entire peninsula and the Balearic Islands, so that they will exceed 30 degrees in large areas of the northeast, the Northern Plateau and the central area and the southern half.

Temperatures will exceed 35 degrees in the Tagus, Guadiana and Guadalquivir valleys. Valladolid will reach 32 degrees; Zaragoza, Lleida, Madrid or Zaragoza will be around 34 degrees; Cáceres, Toledo and Ciudad Real, 35, and Seville and Córdoba will be close to 37 degreess. The cooler environment will continue in the Cantabrian Sea, where Santander or San Sebastián will be around 20 degrees, and Bilbao or Oviedo They will be around 24 degrees. Night temperatures will also be high, with tropical dawns above 20 degrees in Extremadura and Andalusia.

He Thursday It will again be a very hot day for the time of year, with midsummer temperatures in the center and south of the peninsula, even with a slight rebound in the center and south. Many areas of the south will dawn after a tropical night and it will reach 34 or 35 degrees in many areas of the center and south and even 38 or 40 degrees in the Guadalquivir valley.

Instead, A front will sweep the north and leave rain in the Cantabrian Sea and the Pyrenees in its wake, with locally strong storms in northern Catalonia. It could also rain lightly in parts of the rest of Catalonia, Aragon and the north of the Valencian Community. In addition, temperatures will drop in the northern half, especially in the Cantabrian Sea and the Pyrenees, where the atmosphere will be cool and maximum temperatures will remain below 20 degrees.

From Friday, although uncertainty in the forecast increases, it is likely that there will be a drop in temperatures, which will end up being generalized and will be more marked in the north of the peninsula. In fact, the Cantabrian area will have a cool atmosphere for the time of year. Despite this temperature drop, in much of the south of the peninsula it will continue to exceed 34 degrees. In contrast, the Cantabrian Sea and the upper Ebro will barely reach 20 degrees between Friday and Sunday.

Besides, instability will increase in the north and eastwith rains and showers in the eastern Cantabrian Sea, the Pyrenees and the northeast of Catalonia, which in the afternoons could extend to other parts of Aragon, Catalonia, the north of the Valencian Community and the Balearic Islands.