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What is going to the climate be like on Christmas Day in southern Spain? Forecasters predict zero rain and above 20C – however warn that’s NOT excellent news

A SUNNY Christmas vacation weekend has been predicted by forecasters for the Costa del Sol, however with out the unseasonably excessive temperatures recorded earlier this month.

A big anticyclone will dominate the climate throughout Malaga province with no rain and temperatures probably exceeding 20 levels on Christmas Day on some elements of the coast, in accordance with the State Meteorological Company(Aemet).

For Christmas Eve, sunny skies will predominate, with some cloudy intervals on the coast, with temperatures much like these recorded this week.

The maximums, which usually might be between 16 and 19 levels, might get above 20 levels in coastal areas of Malaga province- particularly on the west coast.

Through the night and evening, minimums will vary between 7 and 10 levels on the coast, and inland, a chillier 2 to five levels.

On Christmas Eve, temperatures between 7am and 6pm in Malaga, Marbella, and Velez-Malaga might be between 10 and 18 levels, whereas Ronda and Antequera are forecast to vary between 4 and 16 levels.

For Christmas Day, a few additional levels are predicted for for municipalities comparable to Velez-Malaga, Torremolinos, Rincon de la Victoria, Estepona and Manilva, though the change won’t be massively noticeable.

As the times tick down in the direction of the tip of the 12 months, 2023 will go down because the driest and warmest in Malaga province for six many years as the world stays in a long-term drought.

The autumn which led to late November was notably dry and is the tenth with the least rainfall collected since 1961- the 12 months during which trendy information started.

Rainfall in September, October and November was at 71.8 sq. metres per litre ‘which is 34% of what’s normally regular’, in accordance with Jesus Riesco, head of Aemet in Malaga.

“It may be categorized as a really dry autumn,” added Riesco, noting that the autumn during which the least rain fell within the province was 1981, with 19.7 litres per sq. metre.

“We’re coming from a really dry 12 months and we’re in a interval of long-term drought,” he noticed.

He described the ‘extraordinarily heat autumn temperatures as very important’.

The typical, says Riesco, has been 19.1 levels, which is 1.6 levels above the conventional common temperature within the reference interval, between 1991-2020.

“It’s been an especially heat autumn, it’s the third warmest autumn within the province since 1961,” he concluded.

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