sea temperature in Spain 3 degrees above normal
The waters that bathe the Iberian Peninsula registered this Monday 3 degrees Celsius above normal values for this period, the marine service of Copernicus, the European Union’s space observation program, has warned.
As reported by this program, in early April the global sea surface temperature reached. record highs. Data collected by the U.S. National Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reveal this historic peak: the global ocean temperature in the first six days of April reached 21.1 °C, beating the previous record (21 °C, recorded in March 2016).
Also, the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has recalled in a publication on the social network Twitter that 2022 recorded a historical temperature record in the maritime waters surrounding Spain “since at least 1940”, which is when the Aemet historical series begins.