Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport

LEMD · Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Climate Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport (LEMD) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 81.3 73 86 96 67 79
February 87.3 98 97 84 69
March 90.7 94 89 94 90
April 92.7 100 95 88 87
May 98.4 97 100 100 97
June 99.1 97 100 99 100
July 99.8 100 100 100 100
August 99.5 100 99 100 100
September 97.9 92 100 99 98
October 92.2 89 98 92 88
November 84.0 66 83 95 82
December 76.3 79 47 84 79
Average 90.5 73.1 92.5 94.4 92.7 90.4

9th best VFR conditions of Spain

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 93.0 91 93 98 85 93
February 96.6 100 100 97 89
March 97.9 98 95 99 100
April 99.3 100 100 99 99
May 99.8 99 100 100 100
June 99.9 100 100 100 100
July 99.9 100 100 100 100
August 99.9 100 100 100 100
September 99.6 99 100 100 99
October 98.3 97 99 99 97
November 95.0 84 98 99 93
December 88.8 92 80 92 87
Average 96.9 90.5 97.4 98.3 97.7 97.0

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 11.0 12 11 13 8 11
February 14.2 14 16 15 16
March 16.4 19 14 17 16
April 19.8 25 18 18 19
May 25.5 25 28 25 26
June 30.5 30 32 30 30
July 35.1 36 38 34 37
August 34.3 36 35 35 33
September 27.8 26 28 27 28
October 22.4 23 24 23 19
November 14.9 16 16 14 15
December 11.8 11 12 13 11
Average 20.8 12.2 22.5 23.2 21.4 21.6

29th highest temperature of Spain

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 0.2 3 1 -2 -2 2
February 1.8 -1 2 5 3
March 4.8 5 6 4 6
April 7.4 8 6 8 9
May 11.4 11 12 11 12
June 16.3 17 17 16 15
July 19.3 20 21 18 20
August 19.0 20 20 19 18
September 14.8 15 15 15 14
October 10.1 12 12 9 8
November 5.5 7 7 3 6
December 2.5 1 6 3 3
Average 8.6 3.0 9.7 10.4 8.9 9.6

17th lowest temperature of Spain

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 5.0 8 1 1 10 5
February 4.7 1 6 4 0
March 7.7 1 18 1 10
April 7.9 2 10 12 9
May 2.7 5 1 2 5
June 1.7 7 0 2 0
July 0.5 0 0 1 0
August 0.4 0 0 0 2
September 2.9 7 3 3 1
October 5.1 6 7 5 4
November 6.8 7 9 1 14
December 5.8 1 30 7 2
Average 4.5 8.2 3.1 5.6 3.7 4.1

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 4.8 3 6 3 6 5
February 5.1 4 4 6 4
March 6.6 7 6 5 7
April 6.0 6 7 5 5
May 5.7 6 6 6 5
June 6.1 5 7 6 6
July 6.0 7 6 6 5
August 5.6 6 6 6 6
September 4.9 4 6 5 5
October 4.9 6 4 4 6
November 6.0 7 6 5 3
December 5.0 4 4 5 7
Average 5.4 3.4 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.3

29th highest wind speed of Spain

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 233° 290° 328° 245° 280°
February 012° 316° 219° 239°
March 230° 094° 027° 269°
April 261° 236° 205° 202°
May 017° 249° 246° 208°
June 210° 220° 212° 243°
July 231° 206° 243° 226°
August 241° 201° 231° 238°
September 205° 225° 211° 233°
October 218° 216° 233° 268°
November 232° 227° 317° 066°
December 275° 203° 255° 259°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.