Weather, temperature and climate in Alcalá de Henares, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain. Alaclá will surprise you with its intense and enveloping blue sky. It has a dry climate with little rainfall, resulting in hot summers and cold winters, but no matter what time of the year you chose to come.
You will find the city’s trees and parks blooming. The first couple of months tend to bring rain, with an average temperature of 12ºC (54ºF) in April, but as the month of May progresses the weather becomes almost summery with an average temperature of 21ºC (70ºF) in June and increasingly livelier streets.
Summers are dry and can be very hot, with an average temperature of 25ºC (77ºF) in July and August. During these months, it gets dark late and the city really starts to come alive in the evening. In August, the city is much quieter since a large number of Alcalainos tend to go away on holiday. At the end of the month, and during September, the temperatures cool down significantly.
In October, autumn in Alcalá is very mild, but as November progresses temperatures drop and rainfall becomes more frequent; the last two months of the year generally being the wettest. The average temperature falls from 15ºC (59ºF) in October to 7ºC (45ºF) in December. Even so, this is an ideal time to enjoy plaza de Cervantes bathed in shades of red and ochre.
Winters in Alcalá are cold and dry. Although it doesn’t tend to snow it can do so at the end of December or in January, the coldest month of the year, when the average temperature is 6ºC (43ºF). Nevertheless, cloudless skies are very common during this time, so you won’t miss out on the warm and pleasant midday sun.