Up to 46 ° C across SW Spain and central Portugal yesterday, Aug 3rd

As expected, the heat wave across the Iberian peninsula was even more intense yesterday, Aug 3, SW Spain peaked at +46.4 °C at El Granado station!

Portugal

Here are max temperatures yesterday – the highest recorded was +45.9 °C at the station Alcacel do Sal in central Portugal. Below are some additional information of the peak temperatures in the table:

    +45.9 °C – Alcacel do Sal, Portugal
    +45.5 °C – Reguzengos, Portugal
    +44.8 °C – Alvalade, Portugal
    +44.7 °C – Alvega, Portugal
    +44.6 °C – Pegoes, Portugal
    +44.6 °C – Portel, Portugal
    +44.6 °C – Setubal, Portugal
    +44.3 °C – Viana do Alentejo, Portugal
    +44.2 °C – Castro Verde, N.Corvo, Portugal
    +44.1 °C – Coruche, Portugal
    +44.1 °C – Zebreira, Portugal
    +44.0 °C – Amareleja, Portugal
    +43.8 °C – Santarem, Portugal
    +43.5 °C – Avis, Portugal
    +43.5 °C – Castelo Branco, Portugal
    +43.3 °C – Mora, Portugal
    +43.2 °C – Mertola, Portugal
    +42.7 °C – Tomar, Portugal
    +42.0 °C – Lisboa (G.Coutinho), Portugal

Portugal SYNOP/METAR stations report via ogimet.com website:

Spain

Peak afternoon temperatures reached +46.4 °C in Andalusia region and up to 45.1 °C in Extremadura region:

Another extremely hot day is expected today while tomorrow is likely to be the slightly cooler day, but still extremely hot day. Stay tuned!