The best time to visit Amsterdam is from April to May and from September to November.
Amsterdam has a climate similar to Ireland and Britain, characterized by a combination of dampness and mildness, although there are occasionally extremes of temperature.
Spring (March to April): During spring the temperature is cool and it gradually becomes warm in April. If you love cool conditions then you can visit Amsterdam in spring. Visiting Amsterdam in spring could be more affordable than in the summer since this is an off toursit season. Accommodations, hotels and hostels rate in spring are cheaper than in the summer. One can enjoy events and festivals in Amsterdam in spring season like Queen’s Day, Easter, Liberation Day, national cycling day and more. The average high is 12 degree Celsius and the average low is 2 degree Celsius. This is also the season of the popular Amsterdam Tulip Festival (held in tulips garden)which you should include in your Amsterdam tours.
Summer (June to August): This is the best time to visit Amsterdam. The temperature in summer is much hot and warmest. As this is the peak season for tourists and backpackers, the rates of accommodation, hotels, hostels, flights, and other activities go up in this high tourist season. So, visiting Amsterdam in summer can be expensive. Many events, performances and open air concerts begin in summer. Canal Gardens in Bloom festival, Gay Pride Canal Parade and De Parade are major festivals in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The average high is 21 degree Celsius and the average low is 11 degree Celsius
Winter (December to February): If you are planning Christmas and New Year holiday trip then look for Amsterdam. In Amsterdam winter days are short, dark and with the heavy snow fall. The average high is 6 degree Celsius and the average low is 1 degree Celsius
Autumn (September to November): Amsterdam autumn begins with many cultural and film festivals, exhibitions and theatres shows. It’s worth to travel Amsterdam in autumn. For every age there are many activities and fun things to do in Amsterdam in autumn making it perfect for a family vacation. Take help of Amsterdam travel guide for planning optimized Amsterdam trip itineraries. The average high is 15 degree Celsius and the average low is 11 degree Celsius.
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