this will be the time for the holidays

Holy Week 2024 is being hectic in Spain. This Wednesday, Storm Nelson left a map full of warnings for adverse weather phenomena. The fourteenth storm with great impact of the season will continue to send fronts, leaving a strong storm of rain, wind, rough seas and snowfall in the mountains. Rain will be more abundant in the west and center of the peninsula and wind gusts could exceed 90 km/h in much of the territory. But what will the weather be like on holidays? Is it going to rain on Holy Thursday and Good Friday?

The weather for the Easter holidays will continue to be dominated by the storm that will leave strong gusts of wind, snow, poor sea conditions and, above all, rains in almost the entire peninsula, more abundant in the west and central peninsular strip and less likely in the Mediterranean area and the Balearic Islands, reports Efe. To the effects of the storm on the peninsula we must add some temperatures that will suffer ups and downs as the various frontal systems passbut which, in general, will be “cold for this time of year”, especially the western peninsula and more temperate in the Mediterranean, according to Rubén del Campo, spokesperson for the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet).

Rain and temperature forecast for Holy Thursday

He Holy Thursdayfronts associated with the storm will sweep the entire country, with copious rains in the west of the peninsula, the center and the surroundings of the Aragonese Pyreneesand that they will be accompanied by storms in southern Galicia, western and southern Castilla y León, Extremadura and western Andalusia. In the Levant and the Balearic Islands, however, it will barely rain.

For this day, a “significant” maritime storm is again expected in Galicia and in the Cantabrian communities, with waves of up to 5 or 6 meters. As to temperatures will rise throughout the country, except in the northwest of the peninsula. While in the interior of Galicia the maximum temperature will barely exceed 10 degrees, in the Mediterranean area it will reach or exceed 20 degrees.

Rain and temperature forecast for Good Friday

During the Holy Fridaynew fronts associated with Nelson They will irrigate the entire country with rain, also including the Mediterranean areawhere they will be weak and dispersed and in the form of mud due to the presence of suspended dust. The most abundant rainfall will occur in the west and center of the peninsula, the Central system and west of Andalusia, the eastern Cantabrian sea and the Aragonese Pyrenees.

The snow level will be between 800 and 1,000 meters in the northern half and 1,400 meters in the south. As for the winds, they will tend to abate, except in the north of Galicia and the Cantabrian Sea, where the maritime storm will persist.

Temperatures will rise sharply in the eastern third of the peninsula and in the Balearic Islands, but they will decrease in areas of the center and the western half. “While in many capitals of Castilla y León the maximum temperature will be below 10 degrees, in points of the Ebro valley and in areas of the Levant and the Balearic Islands it will exceed 24 degrees,” highlights the spokesperson.

The weather on the weekend

He Saturdayanother day of almost generalized rain awaits us. They will be less likely and dispersed in the Levant and the Balearic Islands and more abundant in the west and center of the peninsula, south of Castilla y León, north of Extremadura and Andalusia, especially in the Guadalquivir Valley and in the south of this community on the shores of the Mediterranean. Temperatures will drop significantly in the interior of the eastern third of the peninsula and also in the Balearic Islands.. In the rest, they will continue without changes or with slight increases. In large areas of the center the maximum temperatures will be around 15 degrees or below and in the Mediterranean they will reach 18-20 degrees.

He Easter Sunday It will be a rainy day again. Precipitation could also reach the Mediterranean and Balearic regions, although weaker than the rest of the territory. Temperatures will not vary too much, although they will continue to drop in the eastern third.