May 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
The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Madrid, Spain, with average temperature ranging between max 22.2°C (72°F) and min 11.3°C (52.3°F).

Temperature

In Madrid, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a comfortable 18.2°C (64.8°F) in April, to an agreeable 22.2°C (72°F). The average low-temperature, in Madrid, is 11.3°C (52.3°F).

Rainfall

In Madrid, during 7 rainfall days, 51mm (2.01") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Madrid, during the entire year, the rain falls for 60 days and collects up to 423mm (16.65") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Madrid is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in May in Madrid?

In Madrid, in May, the average high-temperature is 22.2°C (72°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.3°C (52.3°F).

How much does it rain in Madrid in May?

In May, in Madrid, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout May, 51mm (2.01") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Madrid have in May?

In Madrid, Spain, the average length of the day in May is 14.4h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Madrid?

In May, the average sunshine in Madrid is 8.8h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Madrid?

In Madrid, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Madrid, Spain
  • Average high temperature in May: 22.2°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 May: 11.3°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).

Average rainfall in May - Madrid, Spain
  • Average rainfall in May: 51mm

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

Average rainfall days in May - Madrid, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7 days

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Madrid, Spain
  • Average daylight in May: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.8h

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

Average UV index in May - Madrid, Spain
  • Average UV index in May: 8

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).