When is the best time to go to Utrecht?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Utrecht are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • February is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are June, July and August

Annual weather in Utrecht

For full information about the climate and weather in Utrecht a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 38°F/43°F
February 38°F/45°F
March 40°F/52°F
April 47°F/59°F
May 54°F/63°F
June 59°F/70°F
July 63°F/74°F
August 61°F/74°F
September 56°F/68°F
October 50°F/59°F
November 45°F/52°F
December 40°F/45°F

Weather and climate in Utrecht

Utrecht enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Utrecht is 59°F (ranging from 43°F in january to 74°F in july). Annual rainfall is 29.5in, with a minimum of 1.6in in april and a maximum of 3.5in in july.
  • From january to march the climate is very unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 50°F in average and it rains in march about 2in.
  • From april to october the climate is correct. In average, on the morning it is 50°F and it rains about 2.1in each month.
  • In the month of november the climate is not good. At lunchtime, it's 50°F in average and, in november, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of december the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 45°F°C and it rains about 13% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Utrecht

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Utrecht: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Utrecht

Find out when Utrecht has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Utrecht

  • Very low season in Utrecht
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Utrecht
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: December.
  • High season in Utrecht
    The number of visitors to Utrecht is high in: April, July and November.
  • Peak season in Utrecht
    The largest number of tourists visiting Utrecht is during: May, June, August, September and October.

Figure: Visitor index for Utrecht month by month

Best time for low prices in Utrecht

Average prices of hotels in Utrecht month by month

Generally, January is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Utrecht. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, June is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Utrecht

On average, it costs $ 76 per day to hire a car in Utrecht. This price varies by $ 15 depending on the month. In january, hiring a car costs an average of $ 70 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 84.

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