Amsterdam weather in May (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Amsterdam in May lies at 18.0°C (64.4°F). The average minimum temperature is 8.2°C (46.76°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 49mm (1.9in). It rains an average of 10 days of the month. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Amsterdam with 220 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. 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. At night it can still cool off so best to pack some warmer nightwear as well.

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

 

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 46 °F
Max Temperature 64 °F
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 220

Where to stay in Amsterdam

Where to go in the Netherlands in May

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Amsterdam (Noord-Holland)

Sun   Feb 05
46°F | 37°F
N 20 mph
0.03 inch
half cloudy and no rain

half cloudy and no rain

Mon   Feb 06
46°F | 32°F
NE 7 mph
half cloudy and no rain

half cloudy and no rain

Tue   Feb 07
41°F | 28°F
E 4 mph
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

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