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Weather in August in Noord-Holland

Are you planning a trip to Noord-Holland in August and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Noord-Holland in August?

Noord-Holland is a region in the Netherlands. August in Noord-Holland generally has temperatures that range from pleasant to warm, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to high. During August, summer is in full swing.

The average highest temperatures fluctuate between pleasant in De Koog at 20°C to warm in Hilversum at 23°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 14°C in Hilversum and 17°C in De Koog. On average, August is the month with the highest temperature of the year in Noord-Holland.

In August, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Volendam with an average of 87 mm to high rainfall in Wijk aan Zee with 106 mm. Going by our weather data, it is the wettest month of the year in Amsterdam. Meanwhile, Amsterdam enjoys close to 198 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

For a closer look at August's conditions in Noord-Holland, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Noord-Holland's yearly weather, check out our Noord-Holland climate page.

Where to go in Noord-Holland in August

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Noord-Holland on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Noord-Holland?

Amsterdam

In August Amsterdam generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Amsterdam
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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<<   July July
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22°C 
15°C 
218 hours 
89 mm 
13 days 
22°C 
15°C 
198 hours 
97 mm 
13 days 
19°C 
13°C 
134 hours 
92 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Amsterdam

Zandvoort

In August Zandvoort generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Zandvoort
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<<   July July
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21°C 
15°C 
86 mm 
14 days 
21°C 
16°C 
103 mm 
14 days 
19°C 
14°C 
106 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Zandvoort

De Koog

In August De Koog generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

De Koog
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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<<   July July
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19°C 
16°C 
241 hours 
76 mm 
14 days 
20°C 
17°C 
221 hours 
100 mm 
15 days 
18°C 
15°C 
162 hours 
107 mm 
16 days 
Climate in De Koog

Haarlem

In August Haarlem generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Haarlem
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<<   July July
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21°C 
15°C 
87 mm 
14 days 
22°C 
15°C 
101 mm 
14 days 
19°C 
13°C 
101 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Haarlem

Egmond aan Zee

In August Egmond aan Zee generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Egmond aan Zee
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<<   July July
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20°C 
16°C 
82 mm 
14 days 
21°C 
16°C 
103 mm 
14 days 
19°C 
14°C 
106 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Egmond aan Zee

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

Is August the best time to visit Noord-Holland?

We consider August to be one of the best times to travel to Noord-Holland. Typically, the climate in Amsterdam is perfect. It's worth noting that weather conditions might differ depending on the location you visit.

On average, the best time to visit Noord-Holland is in June, July and August with generally perfect weather in Amsterdam. The weather in January, February, March and December, on the other hand, tends to be poor.

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