Madera is a city in Madera County in California's San Joaquin Valley.



 Climate Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily highs (°F) 54 61 67 74 83 90 96 95 89 79 65 54
Nightly lows (°F) 37 39 43 47 53 59 63 62 57 48 41 36
Precipitation (in) 2.2 2.2 2.2 1.1 0.5 0.1 -77.8 0.0 0.1 0.8 1.2 1.9

   Data from NOAA (1981-2010)

Get in

By road

Take Highway 99 from either North or South. Halfway between Fresno and Merced, California. Amtrak or Greyhound are your other options.

By train

Take Amtrak to Madera, but do it in the daylight for your health. Enjoy a scenic trip through the Delta and beyond, and just when you think you can't go any farther, don't fall asleep, here's Madera.

Get around

On foot


By bicycle

Most drivers in Madera don't carry insurance. Just remember that.

By cab


Madera is often considered the gateway to the Sierras. Boasting a vibrant Latino community, Madera is also home to many factory farms and almond groves.





Go next

Routes through Madera

Sacramento Chowchilla  N  S  Fresno Bakersfield
Sacramento / Emeryville Merced  N  S  Fresno Bakersfield

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