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
May is sunny and beautiful in Madrid as the average temperatures are in the warm 11.7°C (53.1°F) to 22.8°C (73°F) zone. Almost every day touches 21.1°C (70°F), while the nights rarely drop below 4.4°C (39.9°F).
The tourist season is full of events, festivals, and activities, as the crowds swarm over the length and breadth of the city. Spring rain is moderate with 48.3mm (1.9") in May, and the skyline looks pristine during the wet periods. The brilliant sunshine lasts for a daily 9 hours and brings joy to the tourists and local populace alike.
Expect crowds everywhere as the weather is balmy in May!

What is the temperature in May in Madrid?

In Madrid, Spain, in May, the average high-temperature is 22.2°C (72°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.3°C (52.3°F).
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 lowest 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 lowest number of 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.8h

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 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).

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