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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Amsterdam in May is 7.0°C (44.6°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 49mm (1.9in). The average maximum temperature lies around 16.0°C (60.8°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Amsterdam. It has 212 hours of sun.

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Amsterdam should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Amsterdam? Find out where to stay here.

For other monthly weather averages and what to do in May look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

°C
Min Temperature 7.0°C
Max Temperature 16.0°C
Chance of Rain 46.7%
Precipitation 49mm
Rainy Days 14
Windspeed 18.0kmph
Humidity 77%
Sunshine Hours 212
Percentage Sunshine 44%

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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