Amsterdam Weather in January

What's the weather like in Amsterdam (North Holland) in January 2025?

The climate in Amsterdam during January can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

January is in the winter in Amsterdam and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 5°C (40°F), whilst at night -0°C (32°F) is normal.

Amsterdam weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 4.7°C 40.4°F
Nightly temperature -0.1°C 31.9°F
Average temperature 2.3°C 36.1°F
Daily sunshine 1.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 67 mm 2.7 ins
Rainy days 19 days
Sea temperature 7.1°C 44.7°F
Humidity 89%
Windspeed 20.5kph 13 mph

On average January is the 6th driest month of the year in Amsterdam with around 67mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 1.7 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Amsterdam

Amsterdam average temperature in January

January rainfall

Amsterdam average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Amsterdam average rain in January

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 January 2024.

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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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