Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and Climate
Madrid, Spain

Cibeles fountain in front of the towering Plaza de Cibeles in Madrid, Spain, on a beautiful summer day
Cibeles fountain in front of the towering Plaza de Cibeles in Madrid, Spain, on a beautiful summer day
December is the start of the cold winter season in Madrid. The average temperature is in the range of a chilly 3.3°C (37.9°F) to 10°C (50°F) and a few nights touch the freezing mark. The prevailing cold winds exacerbate the freezing conditions at night.
December has daily sunshine of 4 hours with the shortest days of the year at 9 hours. The skies tend to be cloudy with the average humidity at the highest of 74% in the year. The 45.7mm (1.8") of rainfall or the cold does not dampen the festivities during Christmas in Madrid.
  • The average high temperature in December: 10°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9.8°C).

  • The average low temperature in December: 3.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (19°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°C).

  • The average rainfall in December: 51mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (60mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (10mm).

  • The average rainfall days in December: 7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are April, May, October, November and December (7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (2 days).

  • The average daylight in December: 9h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • The average sunshine in December: 4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

  • The average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).