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    Utrecht weather and climate

    Netherlands

    Utrecht weather and climate

     

    Day

    23 °C

     

    Night

    14 °C

     

    Sea

    17 °C

     

    Precipitation

    79 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    12 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    16 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    77 %

     

    Day

    23 °C

     

    Night

    14 °C

     

    Sea

    17 °C

     

    Precipitation

    79 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    12 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    16 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    77 %

    Overview: Utrecht
    Situated in the heart of the Netherlands, the city of Utrecht experiences a temperate climate characterized by moderate temperatures and adequate rainfall throughout the year. Peaks in daytime temperatures range from 6 °C (43 °F) in the chill of January to a pleasant 23 °C (73 °F) in balmy July. The lowest recorded rainfall is in April, averaging 9 days of precipitation, whereas November presents the highest rainfall incidence with approximately 14 days. Nighttime temperatures span from a brisk 0 °C (33 °F) in February to a mild 14 °C (56 °F) in July.

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    Weather overview for Utrecht

    Weather overview

    Situated in the heart of the Netherlands, the city of Utrecht experiences a temperate climate characterized by moderate temperatures and adequate rainfall throughout the year. Peaks in daytime temperatures range from 6 °C (43 °F) in the chill of January to a pleasant 23 °C (73 °F) in balmy July. The lowest recorded rainfall is in April, averaging 9 days of precipitation, whereas November presents the highest rainfall incidence with approximately 14 days. Nighttime temperatures span from a brisk 0 °C (33 °F) in February to a mild 14 °C (56 °F) in July.

    January weather

    In Utrecht during January, the daytime temperature is observed to be at its lowest with an average of 6 °C (43 °F), and just as the previous month, the night temperature slightly decreases to an average value of 0 °C (33 °F). Notably, the highest wind speeds for the year can be seen, averaging 5. It's also the start of a decrease in rainfall, totaling 72 mm (2.83 in).

    February weather

    With the commencement of February in Utrecht, a subtle rise in daytime temperatures begins, though the night temperature drops to its annual minimum, averaging 0 °C (33 °F). A downward trend in the number of rainy days starts, totaling 11 days, and the amount of rainfall also continues to fall, reaching 56 mm (2.21 in). The ascent of clear sunlit hours can be seen, averaging 3 hours.

    March weather

    March in Utrecht sees a continued rise in daytime temperatures, now at an average of 10 °C (50 °F), while night temperatures begin to warm, averaging 3 °C (37 °F). The uptick in rainfall commences, and the mounting hours of sunlight persist, now averaging 3 hours.

    April weather

    April in Utrecht is notable for its climbing daytime temperatures, now averaging 13 °C (56 °F), and night temperatures that continue to rise as well. The frequency of rainy days is at its minimum, averaging 9 days, and the volume of rain reaches a low point too, registering 43 mm (1.68 in). The number of clear sunny hours furthers its ascension, averaging 5 hours.

    May weather

    As May arrives in Utrecht, the increase in daytime temperatures maintains its pace, with an average of 18 °C (64 °F). A notable uptick in the number of rainy days to 11 days occurs, as does the start of a rise in the volume of rainfall, now averaging 63 mm (2.48 in). The peak number of clear sunny hours can be appreciated, averaging 6 hours, along with the year's lowest humidity levels, at an approximate 75 %.

    June weather

    June in Utrecht ushers in the tourist season with a continued rise in daytime temperatures—reaching an average of 21 °C (69 °F)—and the increase in night temperatures is also evident. With the climbing rainfall volume, now averaging 69 mm (2.71 in), and the maximum day length of 16 hours, June presents an inviting climate for visitors.

    July weather

    The pinnacle of daytime temperatures in Utrecht is achieved in July, averaging 23 °C (73 °F), and night temperatures also reach their highest point, at around 14 °C (56 °F). As the tourist season persists, rainfall volumes continue to rise, evidenced by an average of 79 mm (3.10 in). Additionally, the wind speed diminishes to its lowest, averaging 3.

    August weather

    August in Utrecht is characterized by the start of a decline in night temperatures. The city remains bustling with tourists, as it approaches the height of the season.

    September weather

    In September, Utrecht experiences the initial decrease in daytime temperatures, now averaging 19 °C (66 °F), and the night temperature continues its downward trend, averaging 10 °C (51 °F). The continued presence of tourists is seen, and the sunny hours start to wane, now averaging 4 hours.

    October weather

    October in Utrecht remarks the progression of decreasing daytime temperatures, now averaging 15 °C (58 °F), as night temperatures likewise fall, averaging 7 °C (45 °F). The peak rainfall volume for the year can be witnessed this month, along with a diminishing number of sunny hours, now averaging 3 hours.

    November weather

    November in Utrecht sees the continued dip in daytime temperatures to an average of 10 °C (49 °F), and the night temperatures further decrease, averaging 4 °C (39 °F). The highest number of rainy days is observed, averaging 14 days. The progressively shorter sunny hours represent a decline, averaging 2 hours.

    December weather

    December in Utrecht is highlighted by a further drop in daytime temperatures, averaging 6 °C (44 °F), and the night temperature also experiences a downtrend, averaging 1 °C (34 °F). The least number of sunny hours is registered, as well as elevated humidity levels in December. The shortest day length is also noted, with an average of 8 hours.

    FAQs

    What is the wind speed like in January in Utrecht?

    In Utrecht, January sees the highest average wind speeds measuring about 5.

    How many hours of sunshine does Utrecht receive in February?

    Utrecht enjoys an increase in sunshine during February, with an average of 3 hours of clear sun hours.

    Does the amount of rainfall increase in March in Utrecht?

    Yes, March marks the beginning of an increase in rainfall in Utrecht, with an average precipitation of 64 mm (2.54 in).

    What is characteristic of April's weather in Utrecht?

    April in Utrecht features the fewest rainy days of the year, with an average of 9 days, along with increasing daytime warmth and an average rainfall of 43 mm (1.68 in).

    How does the number of clear sunny hours change in May in Utrecht?

    May sees the peak in clear sunny hours in Utrecht, reaching a generous average of 6 hours.

    What are the daylight hours like in Utrecht during June?

    With an average of 16 hours of daylight, June boasts the longest days of the year in Utrecht.

    What is the trend for night temperatures in July in Utrecht?

    Night temperatures in Utrecht reach their zenith in July, averaging a comfortable 14 °C (56 °F).

    How does August compare in terms of rainfall to other months in Utrecht?

    August in Utrecht has an average of 12 days with rainfall, which is relatively balanced throughout the year.

    What can be said about the sea temperature in September in Utrecht?

    The sea temperature starts to cool down in September in Utrecht, averaging 17 °C (62 °F), affecting the comfort level for swimming activities.

    What is the probability of experiencing rainy days in October in Utrecht?

    In October, residents of Utrecht are likely to encounter a relatively high number of rainy days, averaging 13 days.

    What trend is noted for the duration of sunny hours in November in Utrecht?

    November marks a noticeable reduction in sunny hours for Utrecht, with averages dwindling to 2 hours.

    How do the humidity levels in Utrecht change in December?

    December sees some of the highest humidity levels of the year in Utrecht, peaking at an average of 89 %.

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