Thirteen provincial capitals belonging to the communities of Extremadura, both Castile, Andalusia, Catalonia, Aragon and Galicia will reach maximum temperatures above 30 degrees on Tuesday, with special incidence in Badajoz, where thermometers will rise to 35 degrees.
This situation of “abnormal heat” It is a consequence of a very stable atmosphere, with weak and poorly defined winds, and of the influence of a subtropical air mass over the peninsula, which will lead to an episode of high temperatures for the season between 5 and 10 degrees, and even between 10 and 15, above normal in large areas of the country.
By provincial capitals, Badajoz will reach 35 degrees today followed by Córdoba, Seville and Ourense with 33 degrees; Cáceres, Salamanca and Zamora 32 degrees; Valladolid, Toledo and Ciudad Real 31 degrees; Huelva, Lleida and Zaragoza with 30 degrees.
In the Canary archipelago, Santa Cruz de Tenerife will also experience a day of intense heat with values that will rise to 30 degrees, according to data provided by the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet). Regarding the less hot day, A Coruña and Santander stand out with daytime values that will barely exceed 17-18 degrees.
At night, the heat will be intense in some cities such as Cádiz, which will reach the first tropical nights (temperatures greater than or equal to 20 degrees), while Huelva, Alicante, Barcelona will stay at 16 degrees, TarragonaAlmería, Jaén and Seville at 15 degrees and Madrid and Málaga at 14 degrees.
For tomorrow, the maximum will drop in Galicia, the eastern Cantabrian Sea and the Canary Islands, but will continue to rise on the Andalusian Atlantic coast and in a good part of the interior northeast of the peninsula, with daytime temperatures that will again exceed 30 degrees in areas of the North plateau, the Middle Ebro and the west of the South Plateau and Andalusia.
This day, Badajoz will once again lead the heat ranking with 35 degrees, followed again by Córdoba and Seville with 34 degrees, while in 18 capitals -Burgos, Cáceres, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Guadalajara, Huelva, Jaén, León, Lleida , Logroño, Madrid, Ourense, Palencia, Salamanca, Toledo, Valladolid, Zamora and Zaragoza- the values will oscillate between 30 and 33 degrees.
On Wednesday the situation will be very similar with maximums that tend to rise in the southwest of Galicia, the peninsular southeast and in the Balearic archipelago; on the contrary, they will drop in the Canary Islands, western Andalusia and around the Gulf of Valencia. The minimums will rise in a generalized way, except in the Mediterranean area.