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    Amsterdam weather and climate

    Netherlands

    Amsterdam weather and climate

     

    Day

    6 °C

     

    Night

    1 °C

     

    Sea

    5 °C

     

    Precipitation

    57 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    3 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    86 %

     

    Day

    6 °C

     

    Night

    1 °C

     

    Sea

    5 °C

     

    Precipitation

    57 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    3 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    86 %

    Overview: Amsterdam
    Amsterdam, located in the Netherlands, experiences a temperate maritime climate. The maximum daytime temperatures range between an average of 6 °C (43 °F) in the coldest month, January, and about 22 °C (72 °F) at the peak of summer in July. Evening temperatures fluctuate from the year's lowest of 1 °C (33 °F) February nights to the highest of 14 °C (57 °F) during July nights. The driest month in Amsterdam is April, receiving rain only around 9 days, while the wettest month is November, with rainfall occurring on approximately 15 days.

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    Weather overview for Amsterdam

    Weather overview

    Amsterdam, located in the Netherlands, experiences a temperate maritime climate. The maximum daytime temperatures range between an average of 6 °C (43 °F) in the coldest month, January, and about 22 °C (72 °F) at the peak of summer in July. Evening temperatures fluctuate from the year's lowest of 1 °C (33 °F) February nights to the highest of 14 °C (57 °F) during July nights. The driest month in Amsterdam is April, receiving rain only around 9 days, while the wettest month is November, with rainfall occurring on approximately 15 days.

    January weather

    As winter presses on, the coldest daytime temperatures can be experienced, averaging 6 °C (43 °F), while the nighttime temperatures also remain low at an average of 1 °C (34 °F). The frequency of rainy days begins to decrease to 13 days, as does the amount of rainfall to 75 mm (2.95 in). A noticeable maximum in wind speeds is observed, reaching up to 6 m/s.

    February weather

    The slightest warmth of spring becomes apparent as nighttime temperatures slightly increase to an average of 1 °C (33 °F). Rainy days see a modest reduction to about 11 days, while rainfall volumes also taper off to 57 mm (2.26 in). A gradual increase in sunny hours starts to give some respite, averaging 3 hours without clouds.

    March weather

    In March, the first notable rise in daytime temperatures is observed, reaching an average of 10 °C (49 °F), accompanied by a similarly modest increase in nighttime temperatures. The amount of rainfall also begins to climb slightly, indicated by an average of 66 mm (2.58 in). The amount of cloudless sun hours continues to rise, in line with the previous month.

    April weather

    April's weather showcases a continuing rise in temperatures, with the daytime reaching 12 °C (53 °F) and nighttime 7 °C (44 °F). The least number of rainy days is recorded in this month, at a mere 9 days, coinciding with the lowest rainfall amount of 44 mm (1.72 in). The ever-increasing sunny hours provide ample opportunity to enjoy Amsterdam without clouds, averaging 5 hours.

    May weather

    During the month of May, the rise in daytime temperatures continues, creating pleasant conditions with an average of 17 °C (63 °F), while the nighttime temperatures also increase, reaching 9 °C (48 °F). More rainy days begin to emerge, as indicated by the numbers, an average of 10 days. The rainfall amount sees the beginning of an ascent, totaling around 57 mm (2.23 in). The peak of sunny hours, averaging 7 hours, is reached.

    June weather

    As summer inches closer, June's weather is characterized by a further increase in daytime temperatures, now averaging around 20 °C (67 °F), and the nighttime temperatures follow suit, averaging 12 °C (53 °F). The frequency of rainy days remains steady, with an average of 11 days. The volume of rainfall increases to 70 mm (2.74 in).

    July weather

    Amsterdam enjoys its warmest temperatures in July; the daytime high soars to an average of 22 °C (72 °F), and nights are pleasantly warm at 14 °C (57 °F). Other characteristics of this month include a rising trend in rainfall amounts, reaching about 76 mm (3.01 in), and a decrease in wind speeds to a low average of 4 m/s.

    August weather

    At the height of tourist season in August, the daytime temperature remains high, averaging 22 °C (71 °F), with nights at 14 °C (56 °F). There is a noticeable increase in rainy days, now averaging around 12 days.

    September weather

    As autumn approaches in September, day temperatures begin to cool slightly to 19 °C (66 °F), and night temperatures follow the trend, dipping to 11 °C (52 °F). The volume of rainfall exhibits a rise, and the sunny hours start to recede, now averaging around 4 hours.

    October weather

    October's arrival brings a further decrease in temperatures, with the average daytime dropping to 15 °C (58 °F) and nighttime to 8 °C (46 °F). The climb in the number of rainy days is noticeable, with averages reaching 13 days, and the rainfall amounts also peak.

    November weather

    November in Amsterdam marks a continued decrease in temperatures, with daytime averages now at 10 °C (50 °F) and nighttime averages lowering to 5 °C (40 °F). The peak number of rainy days is observed during this month.

    December weather

    In December, Amsterdam experiences further cooling, with daytime temperatures averaging 7 °C (44 °F) and night temperatures falling to 2 °C (35 °F). The highest levels of humidity are also witnessed, and the shortest days of the year occur, with an average of 8 hours of daylight.

    FAQs

    How do daytime and nighttime temperatures in Amsterdam compare during the winter season?

    Daytime and nighttime temperatures in Amsterdam in winter remain quite low, averaging around 6 °C (43 °F) during the day and dropping slightly to 1 °C (34 °F) at night.

    Does Amsterdam begin to warm up and dry out in spring?

    Amsterdam experiences a subtle increase in temperatures and a slight reduction in rainfall during spring, with nighttime temperatures averaging 1 °C (33 °F) and fewer rainy days at 11 days.

    As spring progresses, how do the weather conditions change in Amsterdam?

    With the progression of spring, Amsterdam's weather conditions improve, exhibiting a rise in both day and nighttime temperatures, averaging 10 °C (49 °F) and 3 °C (38 °F), respectively, alongside an incremental increase in both rainfall amounts and sunny hours.

    Is April among the more pleasant months to visit Amsterdam due to less rainfall and more sunshine?

    Indeed, April is one of the more favorable times for a visit to Amsterdam, with the least amount of rain at 9 days and a significant increase in sunnier hours, averaging 5 hours.

    What is the uptick in temperature and rainfall as May arrives in Amsterdam?

    May in Amsterdam sees a notable uptick in both temperature and rainfall, with daytime temperatures warm at an average of 17 °C (63 °F) and nights at a comfortable 9 °C (48 °F), though also featuring an increase in rainy days averaging 10 days.

    Does Amsterdam's weather become more conducive to outdoor activities in June?

    With the advent of summer, Amsterdam's weather certainly becomes more supportive of outdoor activities, featuring warmer days with an average temperature of 20 °C (67 °F) and moderately frequent rainy days at 11 days.

    Can tourists expect July in Amsterdam to be suitable for a wide range of summer activities?

    Absolutely, with daily averages peaking at 22 °C (72 °F) in July, tourists can look forward to a multitude of summertime activities under warmer conditions in Amsterdam.

    How does the peak of the tourist season in Amsterdam correlate with its weather in August?

    The peak tourist season in Amsterdam features high summer temperatures with averages of 22 °C (71 °F) during the day, but also brings an uptick in rainy days, now averaging 12 days.

    What transitions in weather should visitors be prepared for in Amsterdam during September?

    Visitors to Amsterdam in September should expect a transition toward cooler weather with average daytime temperatures of 19 °C (66 °F) and nighttime temperatures of 11 °C (52 °F).

    As fall advances in Amsterdam, how does the weather pattern adjust in October?

    In the thick of autumn, Amsterdam's weather cools down further, showing daytime averages at 15 °C (58 °F) with a noticeable uptick in rainy days averaging 13 days.

    What weather can one expect in Amsterdam when visiting during November?

    Those visiting Amsterdam in November can expect cooler days, with an average temperature of 10 °C (50 °F), and an increased probability of encountering rain.

    How does Amsterdam's weather fare in December as winter sets in?

    As winter arrives in Amsterdam, with temperatures averaging 7 °C (44 °F) during the day and chilling to 2 °C (35 °F) at night, the city sees increased humidity and the year's shortest days.

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