How is the time in Madrid?

The weather in Madrid

The weather depends on the month of your stay in Madrid; you must choose the type of clothes. To know the weather forecast day by day on your mobile, we recommend that you download on your iPhone or Android the application “the weather,” which you can also find at

If you like to travel and know the state of the sea, beaches, mountain passes, or skiing, the best website is (National Meteorological Agency).

El tiempo en madrid

Tips to stay comfortable with Madrid temperatures

The weather in Madrid can be quite dry and hot in the summer months, with temperatures often reaching over 90°F (32°C). It’s important to stay hydrated and wear lightweight, breathable clothing. In the winter, temperatures in Madrid can drop to around 40°F (4°C) and some days below. At night, so it’s important to pack warm layers.

The city of Madrid is normally dry. The weather in Madrid is characterized by being sunny, not raining too much, not snowing or snowing very little, and having a light wind. There is usually no frost or excessive cold in the city, although in winter it occasionally reaches 1 °C in its lower range. However,  the temperature in Madrid can rarely reach 45 °C in July and part of August.

The outskirts are 5°C colder than the city of Madrid during the day and 10°C or more at night in winter. Madrid has beautiful mountains 50 minutes away by car, which in winter are snowy and that you can take advantage of whether you are looking to escape the high temperatures in Madrid or if you are a lover of the mountains and snow.

Therefore, “do not forget to bring a rain jacket or an umbrella”, since Madrid can experience occasional rains throughout the year, as well as some sweater and winter clothes

Leisure and time in Madrid

You can access ski slopes that are usually crowded on weekends, but do not forget to be warm to protect yourself. There are other ski slopes 3 and 4 hours away, in which case you can bring your ski equipment or rent one at moderately cheap prices.

On the contrary, if you like swimming, there are some lakes with allowed bathing and municipal swimming pools; if that is your case, bring your bathing equipment. The nearest beach is 3 hours away, and the furthest is 6 hours from Madrid.

Look for alternatives in case of rain or extreme cold.

Although the weather in Madrid is known for being warm and sunny, there can also be days of rain or extreme cold. If you have outdoor plans, it is important that you have a plan B in case the weather in Madrid is not on your side. For example, you can visit some of the city’s museums or enjoy an afternoon of cinema in one of the city’s cinemas. You can also look for indoor activities such as bowling, ice skating, or climbing walls.

Take advantage of sunny days and daylight hours.

Sunny days dominate everyday life, and temperatures in Madrid make the city perfect for enjoying outdoor activities a rolling in the Retiro Park, picnicking in the Casa de Campo Park, or visiting the Temple of Debod. In addition, in the summer, the daylight hours are longer, allowing you to enjoy the city until late at night. Be sure to bring sunscreen and water to stay hydrated during your outdoor activities.

We also leave you a generic post with first tips including leisure plans.

Find accommodation and consider DFLAT Madrid

If you need to hire accommodation for days we have short-stay apartments near Serrano Street near the Golden Mile. We also have monthly apartments for companies and monthly apartments for students. Once you have decided about your accommodation, learn about how to maintain your home so as not to have problems on the way out.