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Catalonia climate

Catalonia has a temperate Mediterranean climate, typical of its latitudes in the northern hemisphere. However, given its varied topography, there is a variety of climatic features. Average annual temperatures range from 0 ° C in the Pyrenees to 17 ° C on the southern coast; the maximum temperature can reach 43 ° C (in Les …

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Barcelona climate

Barcelona has a typical Mediterranean climate, however, there are many nuances that distinguish it from the neighboring Catalan seaside cities.

Firstly, this is due to its location on the line of the prevailing streams of westerly winds, which makes winter rains light, but short. On the other hand, the city is influenced by the urban microclimate, …

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The Meteorological Service of Catalonia announces snowfall in the Pyrenees

The Meteorological Service of Catalonia announces heavy snowfall from Friday noon until Saturday. Civil Protection recommends caution when traveling.

Civil Protection of the Generalitat has activated the alert of the NEUCAT based on the Meteorological Service of Catalonia (SMC) forecasts of heavy snowfall from this Friday noon until Saturday noon, in the central and western Pyrenees.

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A new point of manual meteorological observation in the Plaza del Telecabina de Canillo installed

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The National Meteorological Service, in collaboration with Punt Jove de Canillo, has installed a new point of manual meteorological observation in the Plaza del Telecabina de Canillo. The objective is that the youth of the parish can take measurements and collect data to study meteorological phenomena.

The collaboration between the two entities began …

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Tramontane: the climate in Figueres

Tramontane: the climate in Figueres

The fundamental characteristic of Figueres is the tramontane, a cold, dry north wind that blows during all seasons, in winter it is capable to condition everyday life due to the effect of reinforcement of thermal sensation of cold by the strong wind. Thus, during the cold wave of February …

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The history of the meteorology: since the mid-nineteenth century, as of 1847, there is weather data in Vic

The history of the meteorology in Vic and its region, Osona, has an important legacy of data and information on different phenomena. Since the middle of the nineteenth century there is information in newspapers, newspapers or magazines, but we can also find data in municipal, religious or private sources.

Since the mid-nineteenth century, as of 1847, …

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