Climate in Rotterdam (Zuid-Holland), Netherlands

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Rotterdam (Zuid-Holland)

THU Sep 23
19°C | 12°C

Partly cloudy

FRI Sep 24
20°C | 12°C

Partly cloudy

SAT Sep 25
21°C | 11°C

Partly cloudy

The best time of year to visit Rotterdam in Netherlands

The best time to visit Rotterdam is in spring, summer or early autumn. This means from April till the end of September.

A lot of rain is seen througout the whole year even in summer. Summers are very changeable and not very warm. If there are more than 5 days above 25 degrees Celsius (77°Fahrenheit) is it named a heat wave.

Rotterdam rarely sees snow but it does occur in some winters and there are usually a few days with temperatures below 0 degrees Celsius (32°F).

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of June, July and August you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 23°C (74°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 7°C (44°F).
  • October is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • April is the driest month.
  • May is the most sunny month.
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