Will the heat come now? The AEMET clarifies it

Storms, rain and cooler than normal temperatures are starring in the weather outlook this week. The situation will vary from Thursday with a certain tendency towards stability, although not complete. Where is it going to rain on the weekend?It's going to be hot? This is the forecast from the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) for the weekend in Spain.

The second half of the week will generally be more stable in most of the country. Even so, The passage of fronts will affect the extreme north, leaving rains there. On the other hand, the stormy showers in eastern parts of the peninsulaperhaps also in the Balearic Islands, although more dispersed and less intense.

Temperatures will rise on Thursday noticeably in the northern half and even “extraordinary” and it will be a day of almost clear skies, says Rubén del Campo, spokesperson for the AEMET. Those days there could be more than 10 degrees compared to the previous day in parts of the Cantabrian Sea and the Pyreneess. The highest temperatures that day will be recorded in the Guadiana and Guadalquivir valley, where they will be around 32 to 34ºC. There will be isolated showers in the eastern third of the Peninsula, without ruling them out in the Balearic Islands. In addition, a front will arrive in Galicia at the last minute with some rain.

The front will advance through the north of the peninsula on Friday with generally weak rains. Starting at noon, In the east of the Peninsula, clouds will form from which some showers may fall, especially in the Pyrenees, the Iberian System and mountain areas in the southeast. The thermal rise will continue in almost the entire country, except in Galicia, where temperatures will drop due to the passage of the front. Cities like Vitoria, Bilbao, Madrid, Salamanca or Girona will be around 28 to 30º. In addition, 32 to 34º will be registered in Pamplona, ​​Ciudad Real, Cuenca or Jaén, and from 34 to 36º in Zaragoza, Seville, Córdoba or Granada. “There will be maximum temperatures typical of the time of year and a little higher in the Eastern Cantabrian Sea,” highlights Del Campo.

Where is it going to rain on the weekend?

He weekend It will begin with a thermal decline in much of Spain, which will be notable in the Eastern Cantabrian Sea and Navarra. The 10 degrees that were recovered on Thursday will be lost again in some points on Saturday. On the other hand, the AEMET predicts weak and scattered rains in the extreme north and from midday clouds will develop in the east of the Peninsula, also in points in the south, in southern Andalusia, which will give rise to showers. In the east of the peninsula, showers will possibly be more frequent and locally more intense than those expected for Thursday and Friday.

He Sunday temperatures will recover, with a notable rise in the Basque Country and Navarra and “heat typical of this time of year,” indicates the AEMET spokesperson. Thus, 30ºC will be exceeded in the northeast, also in points in the center and the southern half, and up to 32 to 34ºC will be reached in the Ebro, Guadiana and Guadalquivir valleys. Storm clouds will grow in the east of the Peninsula and the Balearic Islands, giving rise to scattered showers, which may be a little more intense in the Pyrenees and the Iberian System. It will rain again in Galicia as another front approaches.

When will the intense heat arrive?

The first days of next week, it will rain in the north of the peninsula with temperatures that will rise on Monday but will fall during the following days. Until the middle of the week, very intense heat is not expected, except in parts of the northeast, Guadalquivir Valley and inland of the Mediterranean communities and Mallorca, where there may beexceed 34ºC locally.

For its part, Meteored points out that Starting in the last week of June, warm anomalies could prevail in a large part of the Peninsula, with temperatures that would remain between 1 and 3 ºC above the average for the season.. These anomalies could extend beyond the start of July, indicating much warmer weather, typical of summer.