Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Barcelona's Urban Heat Island

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Barcelona's urban heat island effect leads to higher temperatures in the city than the surrounding rural areas. The difference is most marked at night during winter anticyclonic conditions.
 







Airport
Castelldefels
Ciutat Vella (Old Town)
Collserola Hills
Garraf Natural Park
LLobregat Delta
Martorell
Molins de Rei
Montjuic
Olympic Canal
Passeig de Gracia
River Besos
River Besos
River Llobregat
River Llobregat
Sant Cugat
Vallvidrera Tunnel