Best Time to Visit Amsterdam

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Amsterdam. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Amsterdam. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Amsterdam for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 0 °C to 22 °C
Waves Symbol 6 °C to 18 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 1.613.5 in (6 – 12 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Amsterdam: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 5 °C
Water max. 6 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 6 °C
Water max. 6 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 9 °C
Water max. 7 °C
AprilApr
MaximumMax. 12 °C
Water max. 9 °C
MayMay
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NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 9 °C
Water max. 13 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 7 °C
Water max. 9 °C

Climate Chart Amsterdam

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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Amsterdam

In the following, you will find the climate table for Amsterdam, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature12°17°19°21°22°18°14°
Night Temperature10°13°12°10°
Water Temperature12°15°17°18°18°16°13°
Precipitation (inch)2.441.692.321.611.892.682.62.43.233.353.52.95
Rainy days86978101091112118
Hours of Sunshine234677774321
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 9.7 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (17 °C)
Coldest month: January (3 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 18 °C. Comfortable bathing is possible at water temperatures of about 21 °C.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
July, August, and September

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 30.67 inch on 109 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, May is the sunniest month with an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Popular Activities



More information about the best things to do: Amsterdam

More attractions

Amsterdam: 1.5-Hour Evening Canal Cruise | Amsterdam: Heineken Experience Ticket | City Canal Cruise | Volendam, Marken & Windmills with Free 1-Hour Canal Cruise | 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour of Historical Amsterdam | Amsterdam: Red Light District Tour in German | The I Amsterdam City Card |

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Amsterdam
light intensity shower rain     light intensity shower rain, 16.2 °C
Clouds: 20 %       Wind: 9 mph SO
Air Pressure: 1005 hPa       Humidity: 88 %
Last updated: 14th Oct 2019, 10:22 pm
The next days …
15th Oct 201916th Oct 201917th Oct 201918th Oct 201919th Oct 201920th Oct 2019
light rain14 °C to 15 °Cmoderate rain13 °C to 15 °Clight rain13 °C to 14 °Clight rain12 °C to 15 °Cmoderate rain13 °C to 14 °Cmoderate rain12 °C to 13 °C
14 °C to 15 °C13 °C to 15 °C13 °C to 14 °C12 °C to 15 °C13 °C to 14 °C12 °C to 13 °C
Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 87 %Clouds: 67 %Clouds: 8 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 72 %
0.09 in of rain0.14 in of rain0.02 in of rain0.07 in of rain0.13 in of rain0.2 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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The Netherlands: Regions

Amsterdam is part of the holiday destination The Netherlands. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

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