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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Amsterdam in December is 1.7°C (35.06°F). The amount of rain in December is normal with an average of 75mm (3.0in). Most people don't tend to visit Amsterdam during this period since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 6.5°C (43.7°F). You will hardly see any sun with 52 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Amsterdam should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also plan on bringing your warm clothes, it can be a bit chilly during this period.

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

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 1 °C
Max Temperature 6 °C
Chance of Rain 43%
Precipitation 75mm
Rainy Days 13
Sunshine Hours 52

Where to stay in Amsterdam

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

Weather Forecasts for Amsterdam (Noord-Holland)

WED Dec 08
6°C | 4°C

Moderate rain

THU Dec 09
7°C | 3°C

Moderate rain

FRI Dec 10
4°C | 2°C

Patchy rain possible

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