The climate of Amsterdam is classified as a humid continental climate, which is typical for the north of Europe. The city experiences relatively warm summers, cold winters, and moderate rainfall throughout the year.
In the summer months from June to August, temperatures usually range from 15 to 25°C (59 to 77°F). During the winter months between December and February, temperatures usually range from 0 to 4°C (32 to 39°F).
Amsterdam experiences an average of 880 mm (34.6 inches) of rain per year, with the wettest months being October to December (averaging around 100 mm per month). Snowfall is fairly common in the winter months, with an average of 8 days of snow per year.
The city also sees its fair share of fog, especially on autumn/fall and wintertime mornings. Amsterdam experiences an average of 7 days of fog per year, with the peak period occurring in December and January.
The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Amsterdam
Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.
The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.
Average annual rainfall in Amsterdam: 858.134mm (337.8 inches)
The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Amsterdam
The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.
The graph below shows the average sea temperature.
The graph below shows the average wind speed.
A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.
The graph below shows the average relative humidity.
|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|
|Warmest sea:||August||18.1°C 64.6°F|