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Spring Time (mid March beginning of June).

 

Clima Madrid Spring

 
The weather at this time of year, especially at the beginning of spring, can bring sunshine one minute and downpours the next, just like typical April showers, it can still be quite cold at night with temperatures at the beginning of spring normally not surpassing 15-20ºC, (59-68ºF).

None the less, you will notice the terraces with table and chairs out for you to enjoy "una Caña" (a small beer) or "Un cafè" (a coffee) towards the end of spring as the weather steadily and very noticeably improves towards summertime.

Spring Clothing Recommendation:
Clima Madrid Spring 01You will have to allow for a range of different temperatures as well as the chance of rain and rain showers. It's likely to get cold, and it can get quite chilly at night. At mid-day the temperature can easily rise to short sleeve temperatures. Packing a raincoat is recommended.
 
 
   

 Summer Time (June - September).

 
 Clima Madrid Summer  

The best time to visit Madrid for the Weather.
This is the time to enjoy Madrid at it's very best, it's liveliest, in all its splendor, if you love the sun and the heat, then August is fantastic, if you need the lower temperatures then Mid-June to mid-July is recommended. The temperature can increase by 10ºC between these times, on average the temperature will be around 25ºC (77ºF) in mid-June, rising to around 35ºC - 40ºC (95-104ºF) from July to August.
The ideal time for you to visit is really down to your own tolerance and preference. August tends to be a time when many Madrilenians leave for their holidays, thus the city is notably quieter in terms of traffic and you may find that less bars and shops are open. It's not uncommon for some businesses to close throughout all of August.

Summer Clothing Recommendation:
Clima Madrid Summer 01Wear light clothes, short sleeves, you will also notice that many Madrilenians are wearing open shoes, stylish dress shoes, open footwear is advised to let your feet "breath", it's a time for wearing less and enjoying the sun and the heat because there will be plenty of both.
 
 
   

 Autumn Time (September - November).

 
Clima Madrid Autumn  

It's now time for the outdoor swimming pools to close, the temperature begins to drop again, with the chance of rain increasing, the city people arrive back from their holidays, many of them have been away for the whole of August. Very similar temperatures start to resemble spring in reverse. It is always a good time to visit Madrid in any time of the year, but be prepared at this time for the increasing possibility of rain as time goes on.

Autumn Clothing Recommendation:
Clima Madrid Autumn 01You will have to allow for a range of different temperatures as well as the chance of rain and rain showers. It's likely to get noticibly and increasingly colder, and it can get quite chilly at night. At mid-day the temperature can still easily rise to short sleeve temperatures. Packing a raincoat is recommended.

 

Click here to see Madrid average weather in Autumn.

 
   

 Winter Time (December to mid March).

 
 Clima Madrid Winter  

You will notice that Madrid enters into a time of hibernation at this time, the terrace bars are not so busy because of the cold days. Popular bars at this time tend to be the best equipped for inside entertainment, such as Irish theme bars or good tapas bars showing soccer(football), rugby, basketball and tennis, there are very few outside events in comparison to spring, summer and autumn. There are still very nice sunny days, but be prepared, they will be cold, sometimes very cold. It has snowed in Madrid many times in winter, but generally, this lasts for just one day and melts away very quickly.

Winter Clothing Recommendation:
Clima Madrid Winter 01You'll need warm clothes. Though rain is relatively infrequent it can by no means be ruled out. A water-resistant jacket and umbrella should come in handy, wear heavy shoes or lightweight boots that can cope with the cold and perhaps getting wet.

 

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