Best time to go to Netherlands for a perfect weather and where to go?

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

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 April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • 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 January, July, August, November and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Rotterdam and Zandvoort, with good weather at least 4 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Amsterdam are 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
January 3°C to 7°C
52%
February 3°C to 6°C
47%
March 7°C to 9°C
36%
April 10°C to 13°C
38%
May 13°C to 17°C
48%
June 15°C to 19°C
48%
July 18°C to 22°C
55%
August 19°C to 21°C
55%
September 16°C to 18°C
43%
October 11°C to 15°C
43%
November 7°C to 12°C
51%
December 4°C to 9°C
58%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Netherlands by cities

Amsterdam

Best time to go to Amsterdam

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

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.

De Bilt

Best time to go to De Bilt

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


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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.

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Where to go in Netherlands?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Amsterdam6°C7°C10°C15°C17°C20°C23°C22°C19°C15°C11°C8°C
Den Haag7°C7°C10°C14°C17°C19°C22°C22°C20°C16°C12°C8°C
Rotterdam7°C7°C10°C13°C16°C18°C21°C21°C19°C16°C12°C9°C
Utrecht6°C7°C11°C16°C18°C21°C24°C23°C20°C15°C10°C7°C
Zandvoort7°C7°C10°C13°C16°C19°C21°C21°C19°C16°C12°C9°C
De Bilt6°C7°C11°C16°C18°C21°C24°C23°C20°C15°C10°C7°C
Den Helder7°C7°C8°C11°C14°C17°C20°C20°C18°C16°C12°C9°C
Eindhoven6°C7°C11°C16°C19°C22°C24°C24°C20°C15°C10°C7°C
Groningen5°C5°C10°C14°C17°C20°C22°C22°C19°C14°C10°C7°C
Maastricht5°C6°C11°C16°C19°C22°C24°C24°C20°C15°C10°C7°C
Vlissingen7°C7°C10°C14°C16°C19°C22°C22°C20°C16°C12°C9°C
's-Hertogenbosch5°C6°C11°C16°C18°C21°C24°C23°C20°C15°C10°C6°C
Alkmaar6°C6°C10°C14°C16°C19°C22°C22°C19°C15°C11°C8°C
Almelo4°C5°C10°C15°C18°C21°C23°C23°C19°C14°C9°C6°C
Almere Stad6°C6°C10°C14°C17°C20°C22°C22°C19°C15°C10°C7°C
Amersfoort5°C6°C11°C15°C18°C21°C23°C23°C20°C15°C10°C7°C
Apeldoorn5°C6°C10°C15°C18°C21°C23°C23°C19°C14°C10°C6°C
Arnhem5°C6°C11°C15°C18°C21°C23°C23°C20°C15°C10°C6°C
Assen4°C5°C10°C15°C18°C20°C23°C22°C19°C14°C9°C6°C
Bergen op Zoom6°C7°C11°C15°C18°C21°C23°C23°C20°C15°C11°C7°C

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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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