Madrid
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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% during the year. The 45.7mm (1.8") of rainfall or the cold does not dampen the festivities during Christmas in Madrid.

What is the temperature in December in Madrid?

In Madrid, in December, the average high-temperature is 10°C (50°F), and the average low-temperature is 3.6°C (38.5°F).

How much does it rain in Madrid in December?

In Madrid, in December, during 7 rainfall days, 51mm (2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Madrid?

December has the shortest days of the year in Madrid, Spain, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day is 9.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Madrid?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Madrid, Spain, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Madrid?

In December, the average sunshine is 4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Madrid?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Madrid?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Madrid, Spain
  • 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).

  • 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).

Average rainfall in December - Madrid, Spain
  • 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).

Average rainfall days in December - Madrid, Spain
  • 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).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Madrid, Spain
  • Average daylight in December: 9.3h

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

  • 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).

Average UV index in December - Madrid, Spain
  • 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).