Months in Spanish
Months of the year in Spanish are always masculine.
- enero (January)
- febrero (February)
- marzo (March)
- abril (April)
- mayo (May)
- junio (June)
- julio (July)
- agosto (August)
- septiembre (September)
- octubre (October)
- noviembre (November)
- diciembre (December)
Read and listen to these examples:
El mes de febrero es corto.February is a short month.
Enero es lluvioso.January is rainy.
Agosto es caluroso en Sevilla.August is hot in Seville.
Julio es siempre divertido porque voy a la playa.July is always fun because I go to the beach.
Noviembre y diciembre son fríos.November and December are cold.
Therefore, even though months are not normally used with the article el/un, any adjectives that relate to months must agree in gender with them, always in the masculine from.
This would be incorrect:
Julio es calurosa.
Note also that in Spanish, months, just like days of the week, are not capitalised unless they are at the beginning of a sentence.
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