Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport

LEMD · Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Statistics Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport 2019-2022

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 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 82.0 96 67 79 94
February 85.4 97 84 69 98
March 90.1 89 94 90 99
April 91.5 95 88 87 91
May 98.7 100 100 97 99
June 99.4 100 99 100 100
July 99.8 100 100 100 100
August 99.4 99 100 100 99
September 99.0 100 99 98 98
October 92.7 98 92 88 89
November 87.1 83 95 82 82
December 75.9 47 84 79 76
Average 93.0 94.4 92.7 90.4 94.7

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: 8 km or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 93.4 98 85 93 100
February 96.0 100 97 89 100
March 97.9 95 99 100 100
April 99.2 100 99 99 99
May 99.9 100 100 100 100
June 99.9 100 100 100 100
July 99.8 100 100 100 100
August 99.9 100 100 100 100
September 99.7 100 100 99 100
October 98.5 99 99 97 99
November 96.9 98 99 93 97
December 88.3 80 92 87 89
Average 97.9 98.3 97.7 97.0 98.8

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

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

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 10.9 13 8 11 12
February 14.4 16 15 16 16
March 16.0 14 17 16 19
April 18.9 18 18 19 18
May 25.7 28 25 26 26
June 30.6 32 30 30 31
July 35.0 38 34 37 35
August 34.1 35 35 33 33
September 28.1 28 27 28 28
October 22.4 24 23 19 22
November 14.8 16 14 15 13
December 11.9 12 13 11 13
Average 22.0 23.2 21.4 21.6 22.1

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 2022 2021 2020 2019
January -1.6 -2 -2 2 -1
February 2.2 2 5 3 0
March 4.8 6 4 6 4
April 7.2 6 8 9 7
May 11.4 12 11 12 11
June 16.2 17 16 15 16
July 19.2 21 18 20 20
August 18.9 20 19 18 19
September 14.7 15 15 14 15
October 9.8 12 9 8 10
November 5.3 7 3 6 7
December 2.7 6 3 3 4
Average 9.4 10.4 8.9 9.6 9.1

17th lowest temperature of Spain

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 5.1 1 10 5 2
February 5.3 6 4 0 1
March 8.8 18 1 10 2
April 9.0 10 12 9 13
May 2.4 1 2 5 0
June 0.9 0 2 0 0
July 0.6 0 1 0 1
August 0.5 0 0 2 1
September 2.2 3 3 1 5
October 4.9 7 5 4 3
November 6.9 9 1 14 7
December 6.6 30 7 2 9
Average 4.1 5.6 3.7 4.1 3.3

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 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 4.8 3 6 5 6
February 5.3 4 6 4 4
March 6.6 6 5 7 6
April 6.0 7 5 5 7
May 5.7 6 6 5 7
June 6.3 7 6 6 8
July 5.9 6 6 5 6
August 5.5 6 6 6 6
September 5.0 6 5 5 6
October 4.6 4 4 6 5
November 5.8 6 5 3 10
December 5.2 4 5 7 6
Average 5.6 5.4 5.4 5.3 6.3

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 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 328° 245° 280° 288°
February 316° 219° 239° 233°
March 094° 027° 269° 209°
April 236° 205° 202° 227°
May 249° 246° 208° 290°
June 220° 212° 243° 208°
July 206° 243° 226° 194°
August 201° 231° 238° 218°
September 225° 211° 233° 025°
October 216° 233° 268° 218°
November 227° 317° 066° 253°
December 203° 255° 259° 214°

Prevailing wind direction

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

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