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Table 3 Rate of evolution of maximum daily temperature (Tmax) in the summer months for the 1983–2018 period and for future Tmax foreseen for the 2051–2100 time horizon under an RCP8.5 emissions scenario

From: Evolution of the threshold temperature definition of a heat wave vs. evolution of the minimum mortality temperature: a case study in Spain during the 1983–2018 period

Region Tmax 1983–2018 trend (℃/decade) Tmax 2051–2100 trend (℃/decade)
Alicante 0.19 0.62
Asturias (Oviedo) 0.25 0.46
Barcelona 0.49 0.57
Badajoz 0.42 0.69
Bizkaia (Bilbao) 0.06 0.68
Madrid 0.58 0.72
Orense 0.57 0.65
Sevilla 0.42 0.62
Valladolid 0.20 0.78
Zaragoza 0.57 0.91
  1. Data were taken from Follos et al. [16] and Díaz et al. 2019, respectively