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Valencia Climate & Temperature

  • Valencia, Spain is at 3929'N, 028'W, 62 m (203 ft). See map.
  • Valencia has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa) that is mild with moderate seasonality. Summers are dry and hot due to the domination of subtropical high pressure systems while winters experience moderate temperatures and changeable, rainy weather due to the polar front. These climates usually occur on the western sides of continents between the latitudes of 30 and 45. Vegetation is adapted to the dry summers and is fragrant and oily making it susceptible to fire. The typical Mediterranean climate average monthly temperatures in excess of 22.0 C (71.6 F) in its warmest month and an average in the coldest month between 18 to -3 C (64 to 27 F) with at least four months above 10 C (50 F). Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Valencia is situated in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.9 degrees Celsius (62.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.7 °C (26.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic,subtype truly oceanic. Valencia Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 15.7°C (60.2°F) on average falling to 6.3°C (43.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 20.3°C (68.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 10.3°C (50.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 28°C (82.4°F) and average low temperatures are 19°C (66.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 23°C (73.4°F) during the day and lows of 13.7°C (56.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 479.7 mm (18.9 inches) which is equivalent to 479.7 Litres/m (11.77 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2538 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Valencia you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mokairau, Pakarae, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Valencia Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 15 (59) 16 (61) 18 (64) 20 (68) 23 (73) 26 (79) 29 (84) 29 (84) 27 (81) 23 (73) 19 (66) 16 (61) 22 (71)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (50) 11 (52) 13 (55) 15 (58) 18 (64) 22 (71) 25 (76) 25 (77) 23 (73) 18 (65) 14 (56) 11 (51) 17 (62)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (43) 6 (43) 8 (46) 10 (50) 13 (55) 17 (63) 20 (68) 20 (68) 18 (64) 13 (55) 10 (50) 7 (45) 12 (54)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 36 (1) 34 (1) 37 (1) 41 (2) 34 (1) 23 (1) 16 (1) 20 (1) 48 (2) 87 (3) 62 (2) 41 (2) 480 (19)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 5 (16) 5 (18) 6 (19) 7 (23) 7 (23) 5 (17) 2 (6) 3 (10) 6 (20) 7 (23) 6 (20) 5 (16) 64 (18)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 4h 58' 5h 41' 5h 56' 7h 16' 8h 19' 9h 00' 10h 00' 9h 07' 7h 28' 5h 56' 4h 58' 4h 36' 6h 56'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 42' 10h 38' 11h 52' 13h 12' 14h 19' 14h 53' 14h 38' 13h 40' 12h 23' 11h 04' 9h 57' 9h 25' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 52 (48) 54 (46) 51 (49) 56 (44) 59 (41) 61 (39) 69 (31) 68 (32) 61 (39) 54 (46) 51 (49) 50 (50) 58 (42)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 30.6 40 50.8 62.4 70.7 73.9 70.9 62.6 51.1 39.6 30.5 27.1 50.8

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