Climate in Amsterdam (Noord-Holland), Netherlands

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Weather data from: Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Average day and night temperature

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

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 Millimeter

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 Amsterdam (Noord-Holland)

SAT Nov 27
44°F | 39°F

Heavy rain

SUN Nov 28
44°F | 38°F

Moderate rain

MON Nov 29
45°F | 39°F

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Amsterdam in Netherlands

Due to its location on the IJ, the climate of Amsterdam is strongly influenced by the temperature of the water. This means it slowly warms up in summer and slowly cools down in winter. The average weather in Amsterdam varies a lot and every season there is a big chance of rain throughout the year.

Amsterdam can best be visited in spring (May and June) or summer (July, August and September). The average temperatures are mild in spring and can be warm in summer with 22 degrees Celsius (71.6° Fahrenheit) in July. In winter it can be cold and windy, most years there are only a few days with snowfall.

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 months of August, September, October and November have a high chance of precipitation.
  • The warmest month is August with an average maximum temperature of 22°C (71°F).
  • The coldest month is February with an average maximum temperature of 5°C (42°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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