Best Time To Visit Amsterdam - Time To Go To Amsterdam

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 Season (Months from 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 the spring. Visiting Amsterdam in spring could be more affordable than in the summer since this is an off tourist 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 travel plan. This is also the best time of year to visit Amsterdam.
  • Summer Season (Months from 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 the 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 Season (Months from 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 snowfall. The average high is 6 degree Celsius and the average low is 1 degree Celsius.
  • Autumn Season (Months from September to November): Amsterdam autumn begins with many cultural and film festivals, exhibitions and theatres shows. It’s worth to travel Amsterdam in autumn. Weather is pleasant in these months. For every age, there are many activities and things to do in autumn making it perfect for a family vacation. The average high is 15 degree Celsius and the average low is 11 degree Celsius.

Climate in Amsterdam

Know weather for your travel dates:

16-Aug-2018
Today 16 Aug

74

59

Mostly cloudy until afternoon.

Wind:2.28 m/s

Humidity:64%

Precipitation:0.01%

  • Fri 17 Aug
    76 | 65

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sat 18 Aug
    77 | 65

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 19 Aug
    75 | 61

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 20 Aug
    79 | 64

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Tue 21 Aug
    77 | 60

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 22 Aug
    76 | 57

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

Month wise Weather in Amsterdam

Average Temperature in Amsterdam by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 36℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 48℉

Feb

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Mar

Average temperature: 47℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 68℉

Apr

Average temperature: 47℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

May

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Jun

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Jul

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Aug

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Sep

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Oct

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Nov

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Dec

Average temperature: 41℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 52℉

Highest temperature in Amsterdam is recorded as 86℉ in May.

Lowest temperature in Amsterdam is recorded as 21.2℉ in January.

Average Rain in Amsterdam by Month (in mm)

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  • 90
  • 60
  • 30 0
Jan

Average Rain: 39.76 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 322.05 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 50.16 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 306.57 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 33.36 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 246.22 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 16.41 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 100.64 mm

May

Average Rain: 20.68 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 184.28 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 35.98 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 447.51 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 78.71 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 586.86 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 62.38 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 723.11 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 120.73 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 983.22 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 43.55 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 312.79 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 62.56 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 345.28 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 12.78 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 109.91 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Amsterdam is 983.22 mm in September.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Amsterdam is December.

Average Humidity in Amsterdam by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Feb

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Mar

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Apr

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

May

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Jun

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Jul

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Aug

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Sep

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Oct

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Nov

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

Dec

Average Humidity: 91%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

Most humid month in Amsterdam is December.

Least humid month in Amsterdam is June.

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