Madrid–Barajas Airport, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Madrid–Barajas Airport, Spain? If you're planning to go to Madrid–Barajas Airport, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Madrid–Barajas Airport, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Madrid–Barajas Airport, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Madrid–Barajas Airport, Spain by month

January

January in Madrid–Barajas Airport can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat

February

If you visit Madrid–Barajas Airport during February, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

March

If you are traveling to Madrid–Barajas Airport in March, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece

April

April in Madrid–Barajas Airport can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

May

May in Madrid–Barajas Airport is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

June

If you vacation in Madrid–Barajas Airport during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

July

If you go to Madrid–Barajas Airport in July, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella

August

August here can be sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

If you vacation in Madrid–Barajas Airport during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

November

If you are traveling to Madrid–Barajas Airport in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

December

December in Madrid–Barajas Airport is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Madrid–Barajas Airport, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Madrid–Barajas Airport, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Madrid–Barajas Airport

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