PALENCIA has seen the coldest winter temperatures of any provincial capital in Spain since the early 1970’s on average, according to a study from Spain’s AEMET met office.
AEMET’s study found average daytime temperatures in Palencia in the second week of January were six degrees. That week is typically the coldest week of the year.
The study, which used temperature data from 1971 to 2010, placed Burgos second with average temperatures of 6.4 degrees and Leon third with 6.5. All three are the capitals of provinces in Castilla y Leon.
The hottest capitals during the same time were Alicante in the Valencia Region and Almeria City in Andalucia.