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The Netherlands temperatures in December

In the Netherlands in December the average maximum daytime temperatures are low and range from 7°C in Bad-Nieuweschans to 9°C in De Koog. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 6°C in De Koog and 1°C in Bad-Nieuweschans. December falls during the winter season.

What is the temperature of the different cities in the Netherlands in December?

Discover the typical December temperatures for the most popular locations of the Netherlands on the map below. Detailed insights are just a click away.

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Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30°C. Warm: 22°C to 30°C. Pleasant: 18°C to 22°C Moderate: 12°C to 18°C. Cold: 2°C to 12°C. Very cold: lower than 2°C

  • What is the warmest city in December in the Netherlands?
  • Based on our systematic data collection, De Koog has been identified as the city with the highest average temperatures. The daytime temperature usually hovers around 9°C, while at night is goes down to an approximate temperature of 6°C."

  • What is the coldest city in December in the Netherlands?
  • For the month of December, Bad-Nieuweschans is the most temperate city in the Netherlands based on our records. With highs averaging 7°C and nighttime temperatures dipping to around 1°C.

  • How much sun does the Netherlands get in December?
  • Most areas see fewer sunny days, with a projection of about 52 hours of sunshine in Amsterdam. This reduced sunlight makes it ideal for those who prefer cooler, overcast conditions over bright sunny days.

  • What is the water's temperature in December?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 8°C in Zandvoort this month, so not the best month to swim.

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