Amsterdam Weather in May

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

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.

Amsterdam weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 77%
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.

May temperatures in Amsterdam

Amsterdam average temperature in May

May rainfall

Amsterdam average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Amsterdam average rain in May

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.

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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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