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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Amsterdam in January is 0.7°C (33.26°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 63mm (2.5in). It rains on average a total of 11 days. 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 5.7°C (42.26°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. You will hardly see any sun with 64 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Some years you can have some days or nights with snow during this month. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

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

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 33 °F
Max Temperature 42 °F
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 64

Where to stay in Amsterdam

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What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

Weather Forecasts for Amsterdam (Noord-Holland)

THU May 26
63°F | 53°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

FRI May 27
60°F | 53°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT May 28
64°F | 48°F
Sunny

Sunny

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