Weather predictions, based on observation and mathematical modelshelp predict the state of the atmosphere at a given time and location from records such as temperature, humidity, pressure, precipitation or wind.
Weather forecasts are exercises that have been carried out for hundreds of years, even before the Christian era, basically based on the observation of cloud patterns, wind, and the time of year, although initially these They were not very accurate.
It was not until the emergence of new technologies (such as computers) that mathematical models began to be implemented that made it possible to achieve more accurate predictions, becoming a fundamental factor for the transportation (land, sea or air), agriculture, tourism, disaster prevention, public health and even military operationsthis beyond deciding whether or not to carry an umbrella or what outfit to put on.
Below is the state of the weather for the next few hours in Valencia for this Sunday:
In Valencia it is expected a maximum temperature of 17 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 9 degrees Celsius.
As for the rain, the probability of precipitation for this city will be 0% during the day and 1% at night.
In the same sense, cloudiness will be 86% during the day and 96% during the night. While the gusts of wind They will reach 22 kilometers per hour during the day and 13 kilometers per hour at night.
Be careful in the sun, ultraviolet rays are expected to reach a level of up to 2.
Valencia is located to the east of the Spanish country, so a Mediterranean climate which is characterized by its mild winters, where most of the rain falls, and its dry summers.
However, there are also areas where the weather is steppealso known as steppe, as well as temperate and cold semiarid, in which very cold winters and summers how well they can be temperate or warm. While rainfall is usually scarce.
According to the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) of the Government of Spain, Valencia reports a medium temperature which is around 15 degrees Celsius.
The Spanish meteorological authorities point out that the low temperature The average temperature is around 10 degrees Celsius, with the harshest cold temperatures occurring in December and January.
In contrast, the maximum temperatures They reach an average of 20 degrees Celsius and appear in the months of July and August.
Spain is characterized by being sunny, where the hours of sunshine are around 3 thousand hours a year. The temperatures in this Mediterranean country are mildHowever, there are marked differences between seasons and different areas.
Although Amet registers up to 13 types of climates in SpainThey are really four that predominate: oceanic, Mediterranean of cool summers, continental mediterranean and cold steppe.
The oceanic is characterized by being temperate with cool summers, abundant rainfall and well distributed throughout the year.
In Spain it appears mainly in the north and west of Galicia, the Cantabrian Sea, the Iberian System, northeast of the northern plateau and a large part of the Pyrenees, except for the highest areas.
The Mediterranean with cool summers, as its name suggests, has dry and cool summersas well as cold or mild winterswhile most of the rains fall in winter or intermediate stations.
This climate covers most of the northern plateau, interior of Galicia and numerous mountainous areas in the center and south of the peninsula. In the Canary Islands, it extends widely throughout the interior of the islands of La Palma, El Hierro, La Gomera and Tenerife, as well as in the highest areas of Gran Canaria.
The continental Mediterranean registers mild and rainy wintersas well as dry and hot summers.
This type of climate is present in much of the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands. It extends across most of the southern half and the Mediterranean coastal regions, except for the arid areas of the southeast.
As for the cold steppe, the winters are very cold and the summers can be mild or hotFurthermore, the rainfall is scarce.
This climate extends across the southeast of the peninsula, the Ebro valley, the southern plateau and, to a lesser extent, Extemadura, the Balearic Islands and the center of the northern plateau. They are also observed on all the islands of the Canary archipelago.
During spring and autumn is when the most pleasant climate in Spaintime that allows you to enjoy the outdoors practically all day.
The Maximum temperatures are reached during July and Augustthe hottest and driest months in the entire country.
While The minimum temperatures usually occur in January and Februarymonths that also coincide with the rainiest daysmainly in the north of Spain.
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