Visibility is currently 10 kilometers. The camera is pointing at Chamartín railway station and the Cuatro Torres Business Area. This includes Torre CEPSA, the tallest building in Spain at 250 metres (820ft) high. Webcam transmits a high definition 1280 x 720 pixel image that is updated every minute.
Weather info is from Madrid-Barajas airport (MAD/LEMD), 4 miles away. First light today will be at 7:12 am and sunrise will be at 8:17 am. Sunset will be at 6:40 pm and nightfall will be at 7:45 pm. Webcam clock is synchronized with the Spanish Navy Observatory (Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada) which is the Time Stamping Authority in Spain. Accuracy of webcam clock is usually ±1 second. Local time zone is CET (Central European Time!) which is UTC +01:00.
Current temperature in Madrid is 12ºC
Wind speed is 32 kph from the West
Atmospheric pressure is 1017 mbar
Relative humidity is 58%
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Overcast skies and windy. High 14C. Winds WSW at 30 to 50 km/h. Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h.
Showers early, becoming a steady rain later in the day. High 14C. Winds WSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Cloudy early then becoming windy with light rain developing later in the day. High 14C. Winds SW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Light rain early. Then becoming windy in the afternoon. High 13C. Winds WSW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 60%.
Partly cloudy skies early will give way to occasional showers later during the night. Low near 10C. Winds WSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies and light rain after midnight. Low 7C. Winds WSW at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
Cloudy with periods of light rain. Low 11C. Winds WSW at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Cloudy. Some light rain is likely. Low 9C. Winds WSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
For the first five years I used the 3Com Home Connect / Inside Out Networks Watchport V which worked in near total darkness and had a good quality picture but there's no driver update. After two more years using the Apple iSight webcam which was very low quality, I am now using the Logitech® Quickcam® Vision Pro which has a much sharper image than the iSight although the night images are much darker than the 3Com. I'm very grateful to Michael Apitz of Schömberg, Germany, for having suggested the camera. Software is the excellent EvoCam from www.evological.com.
Key to buildings
Puerta de Europa in Plaza de Castilla. Designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, built by Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC) and commissioned in 1996 by the Kuwait Investment Office (hence their initial name "Torres KIO" or "KIO Towers"). Leslie E. Robertson Associates provided structural engineering services. Each building is 115m (377ft) tall, has 26 floors and leans 15° from the vertical.
Chamartín railway station, designed by Alonso, Corrales y Molezún, and Olaquiaga.
Torre CEPSA, originally known as Torre Repsol then Torre Caja de Madrid, and then Torre Bankia until 2014. Designed by Lord Foster and built by a joint venture of Dragados and Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC). 250m (820ft) high and 45 floors, it is the tallest building in Spain.
Torre Sacyr Vallehermoso. Designed by Carlos Rubio Carvajal and Enrique Álvarez-Sala Walter and built by Sacyr Vallehermoso. 236m (774ft) and 52 floors.
Torre de Cristal. Designed by Cesar Pelli and built by Dragados. 249m high (817ft) and 52 floors, it is the second tallest building in Spain, only 89cm (35 inches) shorter than Torre CEPSA.
Torre Espacio. Designed by Pei Cobb Freed and built by OHL. 236m (774ft) high and 57 floors.
Condado de Treviño 9. 78m (256ft) and 23 storeys.
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Due to circumstances beyond my control, the webcam had to be moved from its old location on 15th March 2007.
This view is being adjusted to include the twin KIO Towers.