The climate in Amsterdam during May can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.
May is in the spring in Amsterdam and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||16.3°C 61.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||7.6°C 45.6°F|
|Average temperature||11.9°C 53.4°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.4 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||52 mm 2 ins|
|Rainy days||14 days|
|Sea temperature||11°C 51.7°F|
|Windspeed||17.3kph 11 mph|
On average May is the 3rd driest month of the year in Amsterdam with around 52mm 2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.
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 May 2023.
|Hottest month:||August||20.6°C 69.1°F|
|Driest month:||February||46mm 1.8ins|
|Coldest month:||January||4.5°C 40.1°F|
|Wettest month:||November||88mm 3.5ins|