Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January 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
January is usually the coldest month of the year in Madrid with the winter at its peak during the New Year week. The mercury column occasionally drops below freezing as the average temperatures are in the 3.3°C (37.9°F) to 10°C (50°F) range.
The 10 hours of daylight is one of the most optimal in Europe during January with daily sunshine that lasts for less than 5 hours. The rainfall is to the tune of 33mm (1.3") as the night skies are cloudy amid a humidity of 71%. The eastern part of the city is colder than the rest. Pack in layered clothing as the days are mild and nights are cold.
  • 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).

  • Average rainfall in January: 33mm

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

  • Average rainfall days in January: 6 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 January: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.8h

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 January: 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).