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    North Spain

    Gijón weather and climate

    North Spain

    Gijón weather and climate

     

    Day

    19 °C

     

    Night

    12 °C

     

    Sea

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    74 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    15 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    78 %

     

    Day

    19 °C

     

    Night

    12 °C

     

    Sea

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    74 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    15 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    78 %

    Overview: Gijón
    Gijón, Spain boasts a Mediterranean climate with warm summers and mild winters. Daytime temperatures fluctuate between approximately 13 °C (56 °F) and 25 °C (76 °F) from the cool days of January to the warmest days of July. Nighttime temperatures vary from a chilly 6 °C (43 °F) in January to a more comfortable 17 °C (62 °F) in August. The driest period falls in July when rainfall is sparse, recorded at just 7 days, while the wettest period is experienced in November with an average of 14 days of precipitation. With regard to maritime conditions, sea temperatures range from a refreshing 13 °C (55 °F) in March peaking to a balmy 20 °C (69 °F) by August.

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    Last week's weather in Gijón

    During the week of 22 April 2024 - 28 April 2024, temperatures averaged at 14 °C (57 °F) during the day and dropped to 8 °C (46 °F) at night. Both the daily and night temperatures in Gijón are slightly below the long-term average, which is around 18 °C (64 °F) and 10 °C (50 °F) respectively. On average, the temperatures during various times of day (in local time) were recorded as: 7am 9 °C (48 °F), 10am 11 °C (52 °F), 1pm 13 °C (55 °F), 4pm 13 °C (55 °F), 7pm 13 °C (55 °F), 10pm 11 °C (52 °F).

    There were 3 days without rain, 1 day with light rain and 3 days with moderate rain during this week. Gijón received 11 mm (0.43 in) of precipitation throughout the week, which is below its long-term average of 20 mm (0.79 in). The daytime hours (from dawn to dusk) had an average cloud coverage of 69 %.

    An average wind speed of 1.4 m/s was recorded. The air pressure was 995 hpa - 1025 hpa. The air in Gijón had an average humidity of 81 %.

    On average, there were 3 hours clear skies, 3 hours partially overcast skies, 7 hours overcast skies and 2 hours rainy weather during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). Average time of sunrise was 07:23, average time of sunset was 21:17.

    Weather overview for Gijón

    Weather overview

    Gijón, Spain boasts a Mediterranean climate with warm summers and mild winters. Daytime temperatures fluctuate between approximately 13 °C (56 °F) and 25 °C (76 °F) from the cool days of January to the warmest days of July. Nighttime temperatures vary from a chilly 6 °C (43 °F) in January to a more comfortable 17 °C (62 °F) in August. The driest period falls in July when rainfall is sparse, recorded at just 7 days, while the wettest period is experienced in November with an average of 14 days of precipitation. With regard to maritime conditions, sea temperatures range from a refreshing 13 °C (55 °F) in March peaking to a balmy 20 °C (69 °F) by August.

    January weather

    The noticeable decline in sea temperature reaches 13 °C (55 °F) in Gijón during January, coinciding with the year's lowest daytime temperatures. The reduction in precipitation is evident, totaling 88 mm (3.45 in). The minimum night temperature is apparent with a reading of 6 °C (43 °F) reflecting the chilliest nights.

    February weather

    As February unfolds, precipitation lowers to 76 mm (3.00 in) in Gijón. The incipient rise in sunlight hours starts, while a similar upturn in daytime temperature is seen, registering 14 °C (57 °F).

    March weather

    Gijón's lowest sea temperature hits its mark at 13 °C (55 °F) in March, while daylight warmth gently ascends to 16 °C (60 °F). Concurrently, the count of rainy days begins to diminish, shown by 11 days. Sunlight exposure extends to 4 hours and the night warms up to 8 °C (46 °F). The relative humidity dips to its lowest point at 75 % during the month.

    April weather

    April in Gijón witnesses a steady climb in day temperatures, reaching 17 °C (62 °F), and the nocturnal temperatures continue to increase to 9 °C (48 °F). The initial increment in wet days can be seen, indicated by 13 days, alongside a commensurate rise in rainfall, now at 89 mm (3.50 in). The amount of unclouded sunshine further escalates, reaching an average of 5 hours. An apex in wind speeds is detected during this month.

    May weather

    Come May, the upward trajectory in day temperatures is maintained in Gijón, peaking at 19 °C (67 °F), while the sea begins to warm. A reduction in rainfall is observed with volumes registering 74 mm (2.91 in), and fewer rainy days are noted, now at 11 days. The night warmth sustains its rise, noted at 12 °C (54 °F). A continual increase in clear sky sunlight is logged, averaging 5 hours.

    June weather

    The warm trend in daily temperatures progresses in Gijón during June, now at 23 °C (73 °F), paralleled by the sea temperature which also surges to 17 °C (62 °F). The descent in rain quantity continues, recording a low 46 mm (1.82 in), and a similar decrease in the count of wet days is observed, standing at 8 days. Nights grow warmer, reaching 15 °C (59 °F), and sunlit hours escalate further to 6 hours.

    July weather

    July in Gijón not only kickstarts the tourist season but also brings a surge in sea temperatures, now at 19 °C (67 °F), and daytime highs reach peak warmth for the year. Rainfall recedes to its lowest at 40 mm (1.56 in), and the number of rainy days hits an annual low, evidenced by 7 days. Sunlight hours also realize their zenith, recorded at 6 hours.

    August weather

    August sustains the high tourist influx in Gijón, with the sea temperature peaking at 20 °C (69 °F), and the nighttime warmth also hitting a yearly maximum at 17 °C (62 °F). Rainy days begin to accumulate again, now at 7 days, and rainfall quantity starts to ascend, totaling 51 mm (2.02 in). Clear skies are somewhat less prevalent, with sunlight hours slightly retracting to 6 hours.

    September weather

    September marks a transitional period in Gijón, with a daytime temperature settling at 23 °C (73 °F), and seawater beginning its cool down, now at 19 °C (67 °F). The tourist season still lingers. The downward trend in night warmth can be observed, and daylight hours also dwindles in count, stabilizing at 5 hours. The ascendancy in rainy days emerges more evidently.

    October weather

    October sees a continuation in the sea's temperature drop, now measuring 17 °C (63 °F) in Gijón, concurrently with a downtrend in daytime warmth, now at 20 °C (67 °F). The night's cool is more pronounced, and precipitation increases, evidenced by 111 mm (4.36 in). Humidity peaks for the year, and the minimal wind speeds become apparent.

    November weather

    November's arrival in Gijón brings a further decrease in sea and day temperatures. The heaviest rainfall is now upon us, registering at 111 mm (4.38 in), and the wettest days of the year are noted, reaching 14 days. The night grows colder, and sunlight exposure continues to wane, currently at 4 hours.

    December weather

    December in Gijón signifies the continuation of the sea temperature's descent, now at 14 °C (57 °F), and daytime temperatures follow suit. The rain calms slightly, with fewer wet days beckoning at 13 days, and precipitation ebbs slightly to 102 mm (4.01 in). Night temperatures also trend downward, and the least amount of sunshine is observed for the year.

    FAQs

    Does January in Gijón bring the year's lowest night temperatures?

    Yes, January in Gijón ushers in the year's coldest nights, with thermometers showing as low as 6 °C (43 °F).

    Does February in Gijón see a rise in daylight hours?

    Indeed, in Gijón, February marks the beginning of longer days filled with more sunlight, amounting to an average of 4 hours of unobstructed sunshine.

    With March's arrival, how do nighttime temperatures change in Gijón?

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    In Gijón, does April show a noticeable increase in wind speed?

    Yes, April brings about the peak in wind speeds for the year in Gijón, registering up to 3 m/s.

    Is a decrease in rainfall evident in Gijón during May?

    Certainly, May in Gijón shows a clear drop in the amount of rain, with precipitation falling to just 74 mm (2.91 in).

    How does the sea temperature in Gijón compare in June to the previous month?

    In June, the sea temperature in Gijón noticeably rises to a mild 17 °C (62 °F) compared to May.

    Does July receive the least amount of rainfall in Gijón?

    Absolutely, July stands out as the driest month in Gijón, with only 7 days of rain.

    How does the sea temperature change in Gijón when August arrives?

    As August arrives, the sea temperature in Gijón reaches its yearly apex, warming up to a pleasant 20 °C (69 °F).

    As summer fades, what happens to the sea temperature in Gijón during September?

    With the waning of summer, the sea temperature in Gijón starts a gradual decline, registering 19 °C (67 °F).

    Is October a particularly humid month in Gijón?

    Yes, October sees humidity levels in Gijón elevate to their highest point for the year, with readings averaging around 80 %.

    Does November experience the most rainy days in Gijón?

    In November, Gijón encounters the most rainfall, with the number of wet days peaking at 14 days.

    Is December the month with the least sunshine in Gijón?

    Indeed, December records the minimal amount of sun exposure in Gijón, with just 3 hours of clear sky sunlight on average.

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