Portugal and Spain hit 38 °C on Monday, heat wave across parts of Iberian peninsula continues

The heat wave across southern and western parts of the Iberian peninsula continues. Daytime highs reached 37 °C on Monday and several more days of very hot weather for this period is expected. We take a closer look. We are in the middle of the ongoing heat wave in parts of Portugal and Spain. Daytime highs reached as high as 38 °C yesterday: Alcácer do Sal, Barrosinha (southern Portugal) reached 38.1 °C. Many stations in Portugal pushed above 30 °C as did many stations in southern, western and northwestern Spain. These are extremely high temperatures for this period, up to 12-15 °C hotter than average! Peak temperatures across the Iberian peninsula on Monday, May 13th. Map: Meteociel. Two more hot … Continue reading Portugal and Spain hit 38 °C on Monday, heat wave across parts of Iberian peninsula continues