The northeast of the Canary Islands accumulates rains above normal - The Province

The northeast of the Canary Islands accumulates rains above normal - The Province

The accumulated rains in Spain since the hydrological year began on October 1 until January 8 have reached an average value in the whole of Spain of 232 liters per square meter, that is, 9 percent less than the normal value that would correspond to this period, which are 255 liters per square meter; however in the northeast of the Canary Islands and in Fuerteventura rains accumulated above normal, according to the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET).

Thus, the first week of the year, from 2 to 8 January, rainfall was very scarce in Spain and affected the Cantabrian coast and the north of Navarre.

The largest accumulations of precipitation this week have been recorded in the main observatories of Fuenterrabía, 13 liters per square meter; San Sebastián-Igueldo, 5 liters per square meter; Santander I-CMT, 4 liters per square meter; Bilbao-airport, 3 liters per square meter and in Santander-Parayas, 2 liters per square meter.

In addition, on the 9th there was hardly any rainfall in the extreme north of the Peninsula and in the Balearic Islands, but all of them lower than 10 liters per square meter.

However, it has rained above the normal of normal values ​​in a good part of the third this peninsular, in areas of southern Andalusia, in the Balearic Islands and in the northeast of the Canary Islands of greater relief and Fuerteventura.

These values ​​are even doubled in Castellón, a good part of Teruel, on the eastern coast of Almería and in points north of Granada and on the coast of Tarragona and Valencia.

On the other hand, the precipitations do not reach to reach 75 percent of their normal value in a strip that goes of the east of Asturias to the west of the Basque Country, in the north of Castile and Leon, in the Navarrese and Huesca pyrenees, in the west of Cáceres and the south of Badajoz, in areas of the north of Andalusia, in a large part of the Canary Islands except for Fuerteventura and in points of the peninsular interior and the south of Galicia.


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