Average weather in August in Amsterdam (Noord-Holland), Netherlands

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Amsterdam in August is 12.9°C (55.22°F). The amount of rain in August is normal with an average of 86mm (3.4in). It rains on average a total of 10 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 22.1°C (71.78°F). This makes August the hottest month of the year. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Amsterdam with 198 hours of sun. August is known as one of the best months to visit Amsterdam.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Amsterdam should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 12 °C
Max Temperature 22 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 86mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 198

Where to stay in Amsterdam

Where to go in Netherlands in August

Find out more about the weather in Netherlands in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Amsterdam (Noord-Holland)

FRI Aug 19
24°C | 17°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SAT Aug 20
25°C | 16°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN Aug 21
23°C | 16°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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