Amsterdam weather in August (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in August. The average maximum daytime temperature in Amsterdam in August lies at 23.1°C (73.58°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 12.9°C (55.22°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during August is moderate with an average of 81mm (3.2 inches). There are generally around 14 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 198 hours of sunshine during the entire month. August is known as one of the best months to visit Amsterdam.


Amsterdam, monthly averages in August

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Min Temperature 55 °F  
Max Temperature 73 °F  
Chance of Rain 48%  
Precipitation 3 in  
Rainy days 14 days  
Humidity 80% *  
Sunshine 198 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 42% *  

Where to stay in Amsterdam

Where to go in the Netherlands in August

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

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Amsterdam should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very nice and warm.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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