Get to know the weather in Ardales!
The climate is warm and temperate in Ardales. There is more rainfall in winter than in summer in Ardales. This climate is considered Csa according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification.
The average annual temperature in Ardales is 16.5 °C. Rainfall is 659 mm per year.
The driest month is July, with 2 mm. With an average of 104 mm, the highest rainfall falls in November.
The hottest month of the year with an average of 24.7 °C in August. January has the lowest average temperature of the year. It is 9.7 ° C.
La diferencia en la precipitación entre el mes más seco y el mes más lluvioso es de 102 mm. Durante el año, las temperaturas medias varían en 15.0 ° C.
Gastronomy of Ardales, eat and enjoy!
The cuisine of Ardales is based mainly on stews made from kid and lamb. Its cuisine is also notable for its rich sausages made with pork products.
In the section of sweets are famous almond biscuits and donuts.
Typical dishes of Ardales gastronomy
In its gastronomy, it is worth mentioning:
- Almond biscuits: pastries
- Gazpacho: prepared cold with garlic, breadcrumbs, oil, water, vinegar, tomato and salt, with or without pepper and cucumber
- Crumbs: crumbs are made with water and are accompanied by grapes, melon, watermelon, oranges, olives, sandstones and other products from the countryside
- Porras: generally consumed in summer. It has the particularity of being thicker than the rest of the gazpachos. It is a mixture of simple gazpacho without water and salmorejo. It is served with boiled eggs, serrano ham and torreznos
The landscape of Ardales is defined by the variety, both of mountains and valleys, of rugged territories next to fields sown with cereals.
The River Turón is the backbone of the municipality, making its way between the Alcaparaín mountain ranges and the Turón Castle to its widening next to the town centre of Ardales, presided over by the great Peña that houses the Castle and the Mudéjar Church.
From there, the agricultural landscape is the protagonist along with the sheet of water dammed in the reservoir of El Chorro.
At the end, the landscape of the north of the municipality becomes very mountainous again, the river Turón is encased and joins the Guadalteba and the Guadalhorce to cut with knife the massif of the Almorchón, in Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, conforming one of the most singular natural spaces of the south of the Iberian Peninsula: the Gorges of the El Chorro, crossed by the famous “Caminito del Rey”.