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When to Go in Madrid. Spring and fall are ideal times to visit Madrid. May and October are the best months, in terms of weather and crowds. In my view, however, the balmy month of May (with an average temperature of 16°C/61°F) is the most glorious time for making your own discovery of the Spanish capital.
Renfe, the national rail service, operates these punctual and efficient trains. Most of its stations indowntown Madrid also have metro connections. Trains run daily from 6 a.m. until 23:00, every 10 to 30 minutes. PRESS HERE TO GET PUBLIC TRANSPORT CARD
Annual Weather Averages. July is the hottest month in Madrid with an average temperature of 76°F (25°C) and the coldest is January at 42°F (6°C) with the most daily sunshine hours at 11 in August. The wettest month is April with an average of 50mm of rain.
Madrid, Spain’s central capital, is a city of elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro. It’s renowned for its rich repositories of European art, including the Prado Museum’s works by Goya, Velázquez and other Spanish masters. The heart of old Hapsburg Madrid is the portico-lined Plaza Mayor, and nearby is the baroque Royal Palace and Armory, displaying historic weaponry. Elevation: 667 m Population: 3.166 million

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