The week will start with anticyclonic weather in the Peninsula and the Balearic Islands, although the approach of a DANA (isolated depression at the upper level of the atmosphere) is expected to increase the medium and high cloud cover.
Starting this Wednesday, there will be a change in weather in many areas of Spain due to the arrival of several Atlantic fronts after 15 days of early spring with sun and temperatures typical of March, April, or May in many parts of the country.
The forecast shows that the first rains will arrive on Wednesday in Galicia and the neighboring provinces; they will spread on Thursday throughout the peninsula except for the Mediterranean area; they will be generalized on Friday until reaching the Balearic Islands and continuing to big weekend. places in Spain.
Thanks to a carousel in the fields of the Atlantic, all this will be accompanied by a progressive decrease in temperature, which at the end of the week is the norm for the time of the year, with less than 10 degrees during the day in many capitals of the province and make Precipitation is in the form of snow on the main mountain systems.
According to the spokesperson for Aemet, Cayetano Torres, an anticyclone “located in Algeria, affecting the entire peninsula, the Balearic Islands, and the Canary Islands, will give way to the entry of Atlantic fronts from the northwest, already in the week.”
This Monday, the anticyclonic weather will continue in the peninsula and the Balearic Islands, although the approach of a DANA (isolated depression at high level) will increase medium and high cloudiness in the peninsula.
In the same way, low clouds in the morning are expected in Galicia, the Cantabrian Sea, the Northern Plateau, the Ebro, depressions in the northeast, the Balearic Islands, the Strait area, and the Alboran, with possible local persistent mist and fog in the Northern Plateau and the Ebro basin.
Intervals of medium and high clouds are also expected in the Canary Islands, and the haze is expected to persist.
Temperatures do not experience large changes. It is warmer in Girona and Santa Cruz de Tenerife (24 degrees), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Murcia (23), and colder in Lleida (11) and Santander (13).
This Tuesday, a DANA is expected to cross the peninsula from west to east, leaving abundant medium and high clouds in its wake. Cloud cover will likely decrease in the west but will increase again by the end of the day in western Galicia, where light rain may fall.
Likewise, there may be some weak and isolated showers in the afternoon in the Cantabrian Mountains. Low clouds or mists in the morning are also expected in Galicia, in the eastern Cantabrian Sea, in the Northern Plateau, in the upper Ebro, and in the depressions in the northeast, as well as in Mallorca. High clouds and haze are also expected in the Canary Islands.
Maximum temperatures rise on the southern half of the Mediterranean coast and fall on the rest of the eastern half of the peninsula. Murcia (25), Santa Cruz de Tenerife (24) and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Málaga (23) are the hottest capitals, and Lleida (11) and Burgos and Palencia (12) are the coldest.
On Wednesday, the transition from an anticyclonic regime to a more Atlantic one is expected, with a DANA to finish crossing the eastern peninsula and the Balearic Islands and the approach of an Atlantic front from the west.
There will be cloudy skies in the extreme north and the northwestern third of the peninsula, with afternoon showers in Galicia more likely and abundant in the west, where they will be moderate locally. In a scattered and less likely way, they may extend to other areas in the northwest third of the peninsula and in the west of the Central System.
In the rest of the country, the sky is slightly cloudy, increasing the cloudiness in intervals of medium and high clouds. In the same way, low clouds or fogs in the morning are expected in the Atlantic valleys, depressions in the northeast, the Strait, and the Balearic Islands. In the Canary Islands, the possibility of haze will continue.
The highest temperature rises in the Canary Islands, Cantabrian Sea, northeastern depressions, and Levantine coasts and falls on the Atlantic slope. The thermometers will show the highest values in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (26), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (25) and Alicante, Castellón de la Plana and Murcia (24), and the lowest in Burgos (10) and Cuenca, Palencia and Soria (12).
As of this Thursday, an active Atlantic front will approach and enter the peninsula, covering the sky with clouds as the hours pass.
“The cloud cover will increase from west to east, leaving the peninsula almost covered at the end of the day, and there will be rain in the western half of the peninsula, the Cantabrian area, and the western Pyrenees, less likely more in the east,” said Torres, who added: “In the Mediterranean area, not much can be done.
The rains will be locally strong and continuous in Galicia and in the west of the Central System and the Cantabrian Mountains, and there will be snow in the mountains of the northern half and the southeast.
The Canary Islands have intervals of medium and high clouds, and the possibility of haze will continue.
The temperature of the day decreases in the northwest and increases in the southeast and Ampurdán (Girona). The heat is more noticeable in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (27), Melilla and Santa Cruz de Tenerife (25), and Castellón de la Plana, Murcia, and Valencia (24). On the other hand, it will cool, especially in Ávila, León, and Segovia (10), and Burgos, Salamanca, and Zamora (12).
This Friday is probably the rainiest day of the week. An active Atlantic front will bring heavy clouds and widespread rain to the peninsula and the Balearic Islands.
Apart from the eastern part of the Mediterranean, a lot of rain is expected, including locally heavy or persistent areas in the west and southwest and the Pyrenees. There will be snow in the mountains in the northern and southeastern halves.
In the Canary Islands, stronger weather is expected, with cloudy intervals and a slight chance of weak and occasional rain in the north of the islands.
Temperatures will drop on the peninsula and the Balearic Islands, which can be found in the southeastern half of the peninsula. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (28), Santa Cruz de Tenerife (27), Melilla (21) and Alicante, Girona, and Palma (20) have the highest values, and Cuenca, Huesca, León, Lleida, and Teruel (11), the lowest.
This Saturday, the passage of an active Atlantic front over the peninsula and the Balearic Islands is expected to end, leaving a lot of clouds and widespread rain in its wake. The Canary Islands have strong weather.
Temperatures will drop in almost the entire country, especially in the northwestern half of the peninsula. Santa Cruz de Tenerife (26), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (25) and Alicante, Castellón de la Plana, and Murcia (21) will be warmer, and Segovia (8) and Ávila, Lugo, and Zamora (9) will be more cold.
The unstable environment may continue this Sunday with clouds in the peninsula and Balearic Islands and almost widespread rain, although weaker than the previous days. And the temperatures will continue to drop, especially in Segovia (5 degrees at the highest) and Ávila, Cuenca, and León (7), and in the whole peninsula below 20 degrees.