January weather forecast
Madrid, Spain

Cibeles fountain in front of the towering Plaza de Cibeles in Madrid, Spain
Cibeles fountain in front of the towering Plaza de Cibeles in Madrid, Spain

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Madrid, Spain, is another chilly winter month, with an average temperature ranging between max 9.8°C (49.6°F) and min 2.7°C (36.9°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 9.8°C (49.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.7°C (36.9°F), January is the coldest month.

Rainfall

In Madrid, during January, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 33mm (1.3") of precipitation. In Madrid, Spain, during the entire year, the rain falls for 60 days and collects up to 423mm (16.65") of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Madrid is 9h and 40min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 08:37 and sunset at 17:58. On the last day of January, in Madrid, sunrise is at 08:24 and sunset at 18:31 CET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 4.8h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Madrid?

With an average high-temperature of 9.8°C (49.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.7°C (36.9°F), January is the coldest month in Madrid.

What is the temperature in January in Madrid?

In Madrid, Spain, in January, the average high-temperature is 9.8°C (49.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.7°C (36.9°F).

How much does it rain in Madrid in January?

In Madrid, in January, during 6 rainfall days, 33mm (1.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Madrid?

In January, the average day length is 9h and 40min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Madrid?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 08:37 and sunset at 17:58. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:24 and sunset at 18:31 CET.

How many hours of sunshine does Madrid have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Madrid, Spain, is 4.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Madrid?

The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Madrid?

In Madrid, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in January
Madrid, Spain

Average temperature in January - Madrid, Spain
  • Average high temperature in January: 9.8°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).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.7°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).

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Average rainfall in January
Madrid, Spain

Average rainfall in January - Madrid, Spain
  • Average rainfall in January: 33mm

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

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Average rainfall days in January
Madrid, Spain

Average rainfall days in January - Madrid, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6 days

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

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Madrid, Spain

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Madrid, Spain
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 40min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 1min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 21min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 0min).

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Average UV index in January
Madrid, Spain

Average UV index in January - Madrid, Spain
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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

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