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Weather in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has an oceanic climate influenced by winds from the North Sea.

Spring (March to May) in Amsterdam is lovely with dry and pleasant weather. This is the best time to visit. From mid-March to mid-May, tourists flock to Duin-en Bollenstreek (Bulb District) and enjoy spectacular views of tulips. The average temperatures in May is 12°C (54°F).

Summer (June to August) is Amsterdam's liveliest season - the weather is warm and the festivals are flowing. However, the tourism crush means stiff competition for accommodation, museum entry and canal cruises.

Autumn (September to November) is less hectic. Rain is a possibility but as soon as the clouds part, the town's inhabitants spill out onto the many pavement cafés or cycle blissfully through the Vondelpark.

Winter (December to February) can be quite chilly with plenty of rain and wind, though temperatures rarely drop below freezing. Fortunately this is one of the best times to visit some of the world's best museums as they are less busy. There is also loads going on indoors at theatres and galleries around the city.

Guidetype and fpcity weatherwtg_cforecast_table
Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Wednesday
IsoRainSwrsDay
Light rain shower
11
°C
3.6
23
w
80-100%
989 mb
good
Thursday
IsoRainSwrsDay
Light rain shower
7
°C
2.8
14
nnw
80-100%
1001 mb
good
Friday
Overcast
Overcast skies
6
°C
0.6
15
ssw
80-100%
1006 mb
good
Saturday
IsoRainSwrsDay
Light rain shower
8
°C
3.1
17
w
60-80%
996 mb
good
Sunday
Overcast
Overcast skies
7
°C
0.7
3
nne
80-100%
1002 mb
good
Monday
Overcast
Overcast skies
7
°C
0.8
4
nnw
80-100%
1019 mb
good
Tuesday
Overcast
Overcast skies
6
°C
0.1
13
s
80-100%
1016 mb
good
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The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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