Netherlands weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Netherlands

The best time to visit The Netherlands is from June until August, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in The Netherlands is 22°C in July and the lowest is 5°C in January.

Netherlands has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in The Netherlands or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Netherlands by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 5 6 10 14 17 20 22 22 19 14 9 6
Precipitation (mm) 34 31 41 22 35 31 33 32 17 22 27 42
Climate data from city: Amsterdam

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14 day weather forecast Netherlands

The weather for The Netherlands will be 15° till 9° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Netherlands is based on the weather conditions in the city of Amsterdam.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
12°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
10°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
10°
7.8 mm 90% 5 m/s 1
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
1.4 mm 60% 3 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
1.8 mm 65% 5 m/s 1
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
8.9 mm 90% 6 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
9.3 mm 90% 4 m/s 1
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
1.8 mm 65% 4 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
13.6 mm 95% 4 m/s 0
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
7.8 mm 90% 3 m/s 0
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
0.3 mm 20% 2 m/s 0
Tuesday 9 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
3.2 mm 75% 4 m/s 0

Climate Netherlands

Netherlands has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Netherlands is 14° degrees and there is about 368 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 168 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Netherlands

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 5 6 10 14 17 20 22 22 19 14 9 6
Night temp. (°C) 1 1 3 6 9 11 14 14 12 9 5 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 34 31 41 22 35 31 33 32 17 22 27 42
Days with rain 14 12 14 14 16 14 17 15 11 11 12 16
Days with snow 3 4 1 - - - - - - - 1 3
Dry days 14 12 16 16 15 16 14 16 19 20 17 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 6 8 8 10 10 9 8 5 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 2 3 3 4 5 4 5 4 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Amsterdam

Netherlands weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Netherlands? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Netherlands?

Netherlands lies in a straight line about 5,897 km from United States (New York → Amsterdam). By car the distance is 535 km. You are on your way 6 hours and 30 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Netherlands?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Netherlands is approximately 12 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Netherlands?

These are the largest airports in Netherlands:

How many inhabitants are there in Netherlands?

Netherlands has approximately 17,233,300 inhabitants.

How big is Netherlands?

The area of Netherlands is around 41,526 km². It is 6x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Netherlands?

The capital of Netherlands is Amsterdam.

What is the currency of Netherlands?

In Netherlands the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 27 October 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.84 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 1.19 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 8.42 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 11.88 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 84.21 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 118.75 Euro