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Amsterdam weather in February (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)

Looking to travel to Amsterdam in February? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In February, Amsterdam generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. February falls within the winter season. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 8°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 2°C.

Precipitation

Amsterdam in February usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 69 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 12 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 88 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, February may not be the ideal month to visit Amsterdam. June, July and August typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Amsterdam climate page with graphs.

 

Amsterdam, monthly averages in February

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 2°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 8°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 41%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 69 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 86%  
WindspeedWindspeed 22 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 88 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 26%  

Where to go in the Netherlands in February

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Amsterdam.

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