The Netherlands weather in August

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in August in the Netherlands. Is this month a good time to go to the Netherlands? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in the Netherlands in August?

The weather conditions in the Netherlands in August are generally perfect. It is a summer month.

During August in the Netherlands, the average maximum temperature ranges from pleasant in De Kooy with 20°C (68°F) to high in Maastricht with 24°C (75°F). On average, it is the month with the highest temperature of the year in the Netherlands.

Precipitation in August ranges from moderate in Assen with an average of 54mm (2.1inch) rainfall to high in Schiphol with 99mm (3.9inch). It is also generally a sunny period with an average of 198 hours of sunshine in Amsterdam during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in the Netherlands.

Where to go in the Netherlands in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in the Netherlands on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in the Netherlands

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in the Netherlands?

Average weather in Amsterdam

In August Amsterdam generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Amsterdam
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
22°C / 72°F 
13°C / 55°F 
218 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
10 days 
22°C / 72°F 
13°C / 55°F 
198 hours 
86mm / 3.4inch 
10 days 
19°C / 66°F 
11°C / 51°F 
134 hours 
82mm / 3.2inch 
11 days 
Climate in Amsterdam

Average weather in Zandvoort

In August Zandvoort generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Zandvoort
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
22°C / 72°F 
13°C / 55°F 
218 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
10 days 
22°C / 72°F 
13°C / 55°F 
198 hours 
86mm / 3.4inch 
10 days 
19°C / 66°F 
11°C / 51°F 
134 hours 
82mm / 3.2inch 
11 days 
Climate in Zandvoort

Average weather in The Hague

In August The Hague generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (71°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (56°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

The Hague
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
22°C / 71°F 
14°C / 56°F 
230 hours 
75mm / 3inch 
10 days 
22°C / 71°F 
14°C / 56°F 
205 hours 
86mm / 3.4inch 
11 days 
19°C / 65°F 
11°C / 52°F 
144 hours 
91mm / 3.6inch 
12 days 
Climate in The Hague

Average weather in Rotterdam

In August Rotterdam generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (56°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Rotterdam
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
23°C / 74°F 
13°C / 56°F 
220 hours 
73mm / 2.9inch 
10 days 
23°C / 73°F 
13°C / 56°F 
203 hours 
93mm / 3.7inch 
10 days 
19°C / 67°F 
11°C / 51°F 
154 hours 
87mm / 3.4inch 
12 days 
Climate in Rotterdam

Average weather in Maastricht

In August Maastricht generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (75°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (56°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Maastricht
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
24°C / 75°F 
14°C / 57°F 
211 hours 
74mm / 2.9inch 
10 days 
24°C / 75°F 
14°C / 56°F 
199 hours 
83mm / 3.3inch 
10 days 
20°C / 68°F 
11°C / 51°F 
159 hours 
56mm / 2.2inch 
9 days 
Climate in Maastricht

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in the Netherlands.

Is August the best time to go to the Netherlands?

In our opinion August is one of the best times to visit the Netherlands with commonly perfect weather in Amsterdam.

On average the best time to visit the Netherlands is in June, July and August with generally perfect weather in Amsterdam. The worst months are January, February, March, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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