Weather Averages for Madrid in October
Averages for Madrid in October
The temperatures continue to drop in October in Madrid, meaning it is once again a popular month to visit the area. The temperatures stay high, meaning it is still warm and sunny but the heat is more comfortable at this time of the year than in the prime months of summer.
The average daily temperature for Madrid in this month can reach highs of 19°C (66°F) or drop to an average minimum temperature of 10°C (50°F). Madrid sees an average of 6 hours sunshine per day and an average rainfall of 53 mm over 8 days throughout this month.
A trip to Madrid would not be complete without a visit to General Franco's Mausoleum.
Tour operators give you the opportunity to visit the famous dictator's final resting place and this is a great chance to experience an important aspect of Spain's history.
A great way to explore Madrid and experience the beauty of your surroundings is on horse back. With qualified instructors leading the tours, you can set the pace, no matter what your level of experience.
The nightlife may well be one of the main things attracting you to Madrid and a night out may well be one of the highlights of your trip. This won't be a quiet night, as it is customary to stay out until the very early hours. With plenty of bars and clubs open, you're sure to have a fantastic time, partying the night away.
October events in Madrid
Madrid Autumn Fair
1st October 2014 to 31st October 2014
The Autumn Fair, at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, takes place at the beginning of October and heralds the end of the national bullfighting season. The fair, with a programme of six bullfights, stands out among the city’s most important bullfighting festivals, along with the San Isidro Fair and the Madrid Region Mini-fair.
Festival de Otono en Primavera
4th October 2014
During the weeks of this well known festival, the visitors can enjoy shows performed by the best artists and local groups.
Fiesta Nacional de España
12th October 2015
October 12th is celebrated as the National Day or Fiesta Nacional de Espana in Spain. It is also called the Hispanic Day or the Dia de la Hispanidad. The day is celebrated to commemorate the arrival of Columbus in the Americas in 1906.