Monthly climate in Madrid, Spain

Last updated: June 28, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Madrid features a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Csa). Temperatures typically range between 5 °C (41 °F) and 27 °C (80 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to -9 °C (17 °F) or can rise to as high as 41 °C (106 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 428 mm (16.8 inches) and receives 65 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Madrid enjoys an average of 3907 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 9 hours 19 minutes to 15 hours 0 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Madrid, Spain §

The warmest months in Madrid are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 23 to 27 °C (74 - 80 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 5 to 8 °C (41 - 47 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Madrid experiences 116 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 27 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Madrid, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 19°C
(66°F)
22°C
(71°F)
26°C
(79°F)
29°C
(84°F)
33°C
(92°F)
40°C
(105°F)
40°C
(104°F)
41°C
(106°F)
36°C
(98°F)
31°C
(89°F)
22°C
(72°F)
18°C
(65°F)
Mean maximum 17°C
(62°F)
20°C
(68°F)
23°C
(73°F)
26°C
(79°F)
32°C
(89°F)
36°C
(98°F)
39°C
(102°F)
39°C
(103°F)
34°C
(93°F)
29°C
(84°F)
20°C
(69°F)
17°C
(62°F)
Average high 11°C
(52°F)
14°C
(58°F)
16°C
(61°F)
18°C
(66°F)
25°C
(77°F)
30°C
(86°F)
34°C
(93°F)
33°C
(92°F)
28°C
(82°F)
22°C
(72°F)
15°C
(58°F)
12°C
(54°F)
Daily mean 5°C
(41°F)
8°C
(47°F)
10°C
(51°F)
13°C
(55°F)
18°C
(65°F)
23°C
(74°F)
27°C
(80°F)
26°C
(79°F)
21°C
(70°F)
16°C
(60°F)
10°C
(49°F)
7°C
(45°F)
Average low 1°C
(33°F)
3°C
(38°F)
5°C
(41°F)
7°C
(45°F)
11°C
(53°F)
16°C
(61°F)
19°C
(66°F)
18°C
(65°F)
15°C
(59°F)
10°C
(50°F)
6°C
(42°F)
3°C
(38°F)
Mean minimum -5°C
(24°F)
-2°C
(29°F)
-1°C
(31°F)
1°C
(34°F)
5°C
(42°F)
10°C
(51°F)
14°C
(57°F)
13°C
(55°F)
9°C
(49°F)
3°C
(38°F)
-0°C
(31°F)
-2°C
(28°F)
Minimum -9°C
(17°F)
-5°C
(24°F)
-2°C
(29°F)
-3°C
(27°F)
3°C
(37°F)
8°C
(47°F)
10°C
(50°F)
9°C
(48°F)
6°C
(44°F)
2°C
(35°F)
-2°C
(29°F)
-4°C
(25°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Madrid, Spain §

Madrid usually has the most precipitation in April, October and November, with an average of 8 rainy days and 59 mm (2.3 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Madrid are June, July and August. On average, 16 mm (0.6 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Madrid, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31 (1.2) 28 (1.1) 45 (1.8) 70 (2.8) 25 (1.0) 17 (0.7) 12 (0.5) 19 (0.7) 34 (1.3) 53 (2.1) 54 (2.1) 40 (1.6)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 4 5 7 11 6 4 1 3 4 5 9 6

Monthly sunshine hours in Madrid, Spain §

The sunniest months in Madrid are May, June and July, when the sun shines an average of 13 hours 38 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Madrid: January, November and December receive an average of 7 hours 21 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Madrid, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 196 256 317 334 405 417 433 405 348 315 245 236
Mean daily daylight hours 9h 38m 10h 39m 11h 57m 13h 18m 14h 26m 15h 0m 14h 42m 13h 42m 12h 24m 11h 4m 9h 55m 9h 19m

Solar UV radiation in Madrid, Spain §

Madrid experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in May, July and August, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 10 - 12, which corresponds to the Very High / Extreme category of sun exposure. January, November and December are in the Moderate exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 4. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Madrid UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Madrid, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 3 5 8 8 10 10 12 12 9 7 4 3