Segovia has a purely continental climate with harsh and cold winters, the summers instead are rather short, hot and rather dry. This type of climate is due to the altitude in which the city is located (about 1,000 meters above sea level), and to its position in the center of Meseta and far from the coast. The fog is rarely present, in fact in a year there are on average only 14 days of fog.
Segovia’s winters are cold, the city has an average of 56 days of frost, with an average minimum temperature below 0 ° C. Most of these days are concentrated between November and April. The coldest month is January which has average minimum temperatures of 0.3 ° C and average maximum temperatures of 8.2 ° C. The hottest month is July which has average maximum temperatures of 29.7 ° C and average minimum temperatures of 14.6 ° C. The average annual temperature in the city is 12.4 ° C.
Precipitation is not abundant, their annual average is 474 mm. The months in which it rains most are the spring months of May and April, and the autumn months of October, November and December. The driest months are the central months of summer, that is, those of July and August, but the months of February and March are also dry.
Segovia has 77 rainy days a year, the month of May is the one with the most rainy days, on average in 10 days of this month the rain falls. The months of July and August instead have only 3 rainy days each. In winter, snow is quite common, on average there are 13 days of snow per year mainly concentrated between January and April, but it can also snow in November and December.
WHEN TO GO TO SEGOVIA
The best time for a visit to the city of Segovia are the months between June and September.
THE CLIMATE OF SEGOVIA: CLIMATE TABLES
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