Castilla y Leon information
The continental climate in the autonomous region
of Castile and Leon is notable for its long winters and short
The mountainous terrain dictates the weather patterns in the region. The high average altitude, and the encircling mountain perimeter, define its continental climate, with cold winters and hot summers. Rainfall on the central flat lands varies between 600mm and 400mm. These figures are higher in the mountain areas, and take the form of snow in the winter. The snow can be permanent in the mountainous areas above 2,000 m.
Source: Web server of Instituto de Turismo de España, TURESPAÑA.