Weather forecast for the Camino de Madrid in December

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Start date
Dec 1
Start town
End date
Dec 29
End town
Santiago de Compostela
metric (°C, mm, km)

Summary of your Camino

Total days
Total distance
684 km
Daily distance
23.6 km
Average high
Average low
Average precipitation
2.8 mm/day

Madrid winterrs are usually mild. You might see a bit of rain and it can be both sunny and cloudy. It could get as cold as 3°C, mainly at night, once you leave the city.

Through places like Tres Cantos, Manzanares el Real, and Cercedilla, it might get even colder, down to 2°C or sometimes freezing. The weather can change a lot, with rain sometimes and maybe a bit of snow in high places like Cercedilla.

When you go through Segovia, Santa María la Real de Nieva, and Coca, you should expect more rain, with some sunny moments. Temperatures will mainly stay between 1°C and 10°C here.

On the route from Alcazarén to Puente Duero and Peñaflor de Hornija, you may see more rain. Days might be cloudy, with some sun sometimes. It might keep as cold as 3°C.

The route from Medina de Rioseco to Cuenca de Campos, Santervás de Campos, and Sahagún could be colder, especially at night. Expect a lot of rain. In contrast, places like Bercianos del Real Camino, Mansilla de las Mulas, and León might not see so much rain.

In hilly areas like San Martín del Camino, Astorga, and Foncebadón, it might get even colder because of the high altitude. There could be quite a bit of rain, from light showers to heavy downpours.

You'll end your journey in places like Ponferrada, Villafranca del Bierzo, O Cebreiro, and Santiago de Compostela. These areas are often cloudy and quite rainy. In areas like O Cebreiro and Triacastela, you could see some heavy rain. Though it might be around 12°C during the day, it can drop to freezing temperatures.

In general, walking the Camino de Madrid in December can be cold and wet. But you can also expect some sun and just a bit of rain sometimes.

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