Madrid weather in April (Community of Madrid, Spain)

How is the weather in Madrid in April? This guide provides all the weather details you need.

In Madrid the weather in April is generally perfect, characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 20°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 7°C.

Madrid in April usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 54 mm (show in inches) for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 12 days.

With around 214 hours of sunshine, the weather here is mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, April is a prime time to visit Madrid. April, May, June, September and October typically offer the best weather. While January and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Madrid climate page with graphs.


Madrid, monthly averages in April

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 7.1°C  
Max Temperature 19.7°C  
Chance of Rain 39%  
Precipitation 54 mm  
Rainy days 12 days  
Humidity 61%  
Windspeed 11 km/h  
Sunshine 214 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 59%  

Where to go in Spain in April

Find out more about the weather in Spain in April and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Madrid in April?

​ For visitors traveling to Madrid, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in April.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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