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Santander, Cantabria Climate & Temperature

  • Santander, Cantabria, Spain is at 43°29'N, 3°47'W, 59 m (194 ft). See map.
  • Santander, Cantabria has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Santander, Cantabria is situated in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.2 degrees Celsius (57.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.9 °C (17.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Santander, Cantabria Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 12°C (53.6°F) on average falling to 7.3°C (45.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 15.7°C (60.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 9.3°C (48.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 21°C (69.8°F) and average low temperatures are 15.7°C (60.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 18°C (64.4°F) during the day and lows of 12.3°C (54.2°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1267.6 mm (49.9 inches) which is equivalent to 1267.6 Litres/m² (31.09 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1747 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Santander, Cantabria you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Cape Palliser, New Zealand.

Santander, Cantabria Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (54) 12 (54) 15 (59) 15 (59) 17 (63) 19 (66) 22 (72) 22 (72) 21 (70) 18 (64) 15 (59) 12 (54) 17 (62)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (49) 10 (51) 11 (51) 12 (53) 14 (58) 17 (63) 19 (67) 20 (67) 19 (65) 16 (61) 13 (55) 11 (51) 14 (58)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (45) 7 (45) 8 (46) 9 (48) 11 (52) 14 (57) 16 (61) 17 (63) 15 (59) 12 (54) 10 (50) 8 (46) 11 (52)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 127 (5) 99 (4) 104 (4) 120 (5) 92 (4) 65 (3) 51 (2) 84 (3) 93 (4) 128 (5) 165 (6) 142 (6) 1268 (50)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 16 (52) 14 (50) 13 (42) 14 (47) 15 (48) 13 (43) 12 (39) 14 (45) 14 (47) 14 (45) 16 (53) 18 (58) 173 (47)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 2h 44' 3h 30' 4h 30' 5h 30' 6h 01' 6h 38' 6h 50' 6h 21' 5h 12' 4h 19' 3h 14' 2h 27' 4h 46'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 20' 10h 25' 11h 51' 13h 22' 14h 40' 15h 21' 15h 03' 13h 55' 12h 27' 10h 55' 9h 38' 8h 59' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 30 (70) 34 (66) 39 (61) 42 (58) 42 (58) 44 (56) 46 (54) 46 (54) 42 (58) 40 (60) 34 (66) 28 (72) 40 (60)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 26.6 36 46.8 58.4 66.7 69.9 66.9 58.5 47.1 35.6 26.5 23.1 46.8

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