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Madrid in April: Weather, Average temperature and Climate

Take a look at past year’s weather for Madrid in April and see if it is worth visiting.
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Weather in Madrid in April 2024

Good Weather
Planning a trip to Madrid in April? You are in luck! The weather is generally good, with an average maximum temperature of +64°F and approximately 13 sunny days. Just be prepared for some rain, as there are usually around 6 rainy days and 63 mm of precipitation. Expect good weather and pack accordingly to enjoy the outdoors. Search flights in one click on Avionero.

Average weather

Avg. max. temperature
63 mm
Total precipitation
Avg. humidity
2 m/s
Avg. wind
13 ☀️
Sunny Days
11 ⛅️
6 🌦
Our opinion: Madrid has good weather in April.

Average temperature in Madrid in April

Here are the expected maximum, average and minimum temperatures in Madrid for April based on the historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data

Going from a maximum of +77°F during the day to a minimum of +32°F during the night, the temperature in April averages around +63°F.

The average maximum temperature goes up 52% by the end of the month, compared with the beginning of the month, from +48°F to +72°F.

Is Madrid warm or cold in April?

Madrid is typically mild in April.

Maximum temperatures go up compared to the previous month from +61°F to +64°F. The minimum temperature also goes up from +41°F to +45°F.

Pack a light jacket as it will be warm in the day and cool in the evenings.

Take a look at how April is compared to other months in Madrid:

Climate in Madrid in April

Madrid weather looks like this, on average, in April and the surrounding months.
Avg. temperature
Min. temperature
Max. temperature
50 mm63 mm47 mm
2 m/s2 m/s2 m/s
Air pressure
1016 HPa1013 HPa1014 HPa
Sunny days
Cloudy days
Rainy days
Snowy days

April weather is still as good as in March. It’s getting warmer as April arrives. The average maximum temperature goes up from +61°F to +64°F during the day. Prepare for more rain. Average rainfall goes from 50 mm to 63 mm. It feels drier, as humidity decreases from 60% to 59%. The average wind speed doesn’t change much during April, staying around 2 m/s. The days becoming less sunny, going from 16 sunny days in March to 13 in April.

May brings much the same weather, it remains good.


Wind speed in Madrid in April based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data

The average wind speed is 4 m/s getting up to 7 m/s which is a medium breeze. You can feel it, especially getting out of the water.

The average wind speed in Madrid is gradually decreasing during April, going from 5 m/s to 2 m/s over the course of the month.


Amount of rainfall in mm during April in Madrid based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data
Typically, there is a 50% chance of rain on an average day in April, with total rainfall of approximately 137 mm. The maximum amount of rainfall per day is around 48 mm, which is moderate rain. April is a pretty wet month with over 15 rainy days, so don’t forget to pack an umbrella, raincoat, and a pair of wellies.
April is one of the rainiest months in Madrid, here is a comparison with other months, total mm:
Madrid wettest month is November, where a typical day has a 20% chance of precipitation and 67 mm of rainfall per day. July, on the other hand, is the driest month with a mere 3% chance of precipitation and 10 mm of rainfall per day.

How was the weather last April in Madrid?

This is the weather in Madrid in April 2023:
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In April 2023 Madrid had 21 sunny days, 3 cloudy days, and 6 rainy days. The average maximum temperature was +63°F, with an absolute maximum of +77°F and a minimum of +48°F. The average humidity was 62%, with a maximum of 94% and a minimum of 26%. The average wind speed was 4 m/s, with a maximum of 11 m/s and a minimum of 0 m/s.
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Climate Change Over the Years

This is how Madrid climate has changed over the last 43 years.

The climate in Madrid in April has not changed that much over the last 43 years.

The average temperature was the lowest in 1986 (+58°F) and the highest in 1997 (+74°F). The driest year was 2001 with only 4 mm of rainfall, and the wettest year was 2020 with 244 mm.


Frequently asked questions about the weather in Madrid in April:

Is April a good time to visit Madrid?

April is a really good time to go to Madrid. The weather is nice so plan your packing around outdoor activities and exploring. Check out other good time to visit Madrid.

Can you sunbathe in Madrid in April?

April has mild temperatures in Madrid. Not ideal for sunbathing, but still good for daytime outdoor activities, but plan for cool evenings. Pack a light jacket and shorts!

Is Madrid rainy in April?

Madrid is often rainy in April. You may get a bit damp when outside, so pack an umbrella, and maybe even a raincoat.

Is it sunny in Madrid in April?

The amount of sunny days in Madrid during April varies; prepare for a mix of clouds and sun.

Other cities in Spain

Check out the weather for other cities in Spain.

Monthly weather in Madrid

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Madrid, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.