Netherlands: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Get the very best time to visit Netherlands from seasonal averages in many locations like Groningen or Amsterdam, on this page.

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When is the best time to go to Netherlands?

When is the best time to go to Netherlands? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Netherlands, the weather is at least tolerable in May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to Amsterdam are June and July
  • On average, the warmest months in Amsterdam are July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are June, July, August, October and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Rotterdam, Zandvoort, Vlissingen and Roermond, with good weather at least 4 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Amsterdam are July, August and September

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Netherlands for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad Netherlands in january
very bad Netherlands in february
very bad to bad* Netherlands in march
bad to tolerable* Netherlands in april
tolerable to good* Netherlands in may
tolerable to good* Netherlands in june
tolerable to good* Netherlands in july
tolerable to good* Netherlands in august
tolerable to good* Netherlands in september
tolerable Netherlands in october
very bad to bad* Netherlands in november
very bad to bad* Netherlands in december

When to go to Netherlands by city

Amsterdam

Best time to go to Amsterdam

The best months to go to Amsterdam are june and july.

Den Haag

Best time to go to Den Haag

The best months to go to Den Haag are june, july and august.

Rotterdam

Best time to go to Rotterdam

The best months to go to Rotterdam are june, july, august and september.

Utrecht

Best time to go to Utrecht

The best months to go to Utrecht are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Zandvoort

Best time to go to Zandvoort

The best months to go to Zandvoort are june, july, august and september.


Climate and Weather in Netherlands

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Netherlands : Amsterdam


Temperatures and rainfall in Netherlands

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Netherlands and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Amsterdam, Den Haag, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Zandvoort, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Netherlands

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cities in Netherlands (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Netherlands

What can I do in Netherlands?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Netherlands reliable?

Climate data for Netherlands has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Netherlands allows us to determine the average for each month in Amsterdam, Den Haag, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Zandvoort, De Bilt, Den Helder, Eindhoven, and 40 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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