Amsterdam Weather in December

What's the weather like in Amsterdam (North Holland) in December 2023?

The climate in Amsterdam during December can be summarized as cool and a little damp.

December is in the winter in Amsterdam and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 6°C (43°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

Amsterdam weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 6°C 42.7°F
Nightly temperature 1.3°C 34.3°F
Average temperature 3.6°C 38.5°F
Daily sunshine 1.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 80 mm 3.2 ins
Rainy days 19 days
Sea temperature 9.1°C 48.5°F
Humidity 89%
Windspeed 20.5kph 13 mph

On average December is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Amsterdam with around 80mm 3.2 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.5 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Amsterdam

Amsterdam average temperature in December

December rainfall

Amsterdam average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Amsterdam average rain in December

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Amsterdam in December 2023.

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Amsterdam weather stats

Amsterdam weather statistics
Hottest month: August 20.6°C 69.1°F
Driest month: February 46mm 1.8ins
Sunniest month: May 7.4hrs
Coldest month: January 4.5°C 40.1°F
Wettest month: November 88mm 3.5ins
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