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Weather in May in Noord-Holland

Planning a getaway to Noord-Holland this May and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

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

Noord-Holland is a region in the Netherlands. May in Noord-Holland generally has temperatures that range from moderate to pleasant, with moderate precipitation.

The average highest temperatures fluctuate between moderate in De Koog at 14°C to pleasant in Hilversum at 19°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 9°C in Hilversum and 11°C in De Koog.

In May, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in De Koog with an average of 53 mm to moderate rainfall in Enkhuizen with 68 mm. Meanwhile, Amsterdam enjoys close to 220 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

For specific regional insights in Noord-Holland for May, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Noord-Holland climate page.

Where to go in Noord-Holland in May

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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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 May for the 5 most popular destinations in Noord-Holland?

Amsterdam

In May Amsterdam generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Amsterdam
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
14°C 
6°C 
181 hours 
56 mm 
13 days 
17°C 
10°C 
220 hours 
66 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
20°C 
12°C 
203 hours 
75 mm 
14 days 
Climate in Amsterdam

Zandvoort

In May Zandvoort generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Zandvoort
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
12°C 
7°C 
52 mm 
13 days 
16°C 
10°C 
64 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
18°C 
13°C 
71 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Zandvoort

De Koog

In May De Koog generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 14°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

De Koog
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
11°C 
7°C 
216 hours 
44 mm 
14 days 
14°C 
11°C 
248 hours 
53 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
17°C 
13°C 
231 hours 
65 mm 
13 days 
Climate in De Koog

Haarlem

In May Haarlem generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Haarlem
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
13°C 
7°C 
53 mm 
13 days 
16°C 
10°C 
64 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
19°C 
13°C 
72 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Haarlem

Egmond aan Zee

In May Egmond aan Zee generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Egmond aan Zee
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
12°C 
7°C 
48 mm 
14 days 
15°C 
10°C 
60 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
18°C 
13°C 
68 mm 
13 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 May the best time to visit Noord-Holland?

In our opinion, May is a good time to visit Noord-Holland with overall tolerable weather in Amsterdam.

On average, the best time to visit Noord-Holland is in June, July and August with generally perfect weather in Amsterdam. In contrast, January, February, March and December tend to have poor weather conditions.

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