When is the best time to go to Rotterdam

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Rotterdam, Netherlands. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Rotterdam weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Rotterdam are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Rotterdam January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
5°C 70mm 1.6hrs 9.7hrs

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

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Rotterdam for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Rotterdam and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 6°C (42°F), whilst at night 1°C (33°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 70mm 2.8 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 1.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Rotterdam February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
5°C 44mm 3.1hrs 11.1hrs

February in Rotterdam is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Rotterdam.

February is in the winter in Rotterdam and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 6°C (43°F), whilst at night 0°C (32°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 44mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Rotterdam March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 66mm 3.6hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in March in Rotterdam is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Rotterdam for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Rotterdam and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 66mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Rotterdam April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 43mm 5.7hrs 15hrs

Rotterdam's weather in April is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Rotterdam, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Rotterdam and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 43mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Rotterdam weather in April »

May

Rotterdam May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
15°C 53mm 7.3hrs 17hrs

May is a reasonably dry month in Rotterdam and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Rotterdam, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Rotterdam and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 53mm 2.1 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 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Rotterdam June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 68mm 7hrs 9.7hrs

June in Rotterdam is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Rotterdam, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Rotterdam and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Rotterdam weather in June »

July

Rotterdam July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 71mm 7hrs 11.1hrs

July in Rotterdam is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Rotterdam, with some very good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Rotterdam and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 71mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Rotterdam weather in July »

August

Rotterdam August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 68mm 6.7hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in August in Rotterdam is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Rotterdam, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Rotterdam and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (71°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Rotterdam weather in August »

September

Rotterdam September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 75mm 4.9hrs 15hrs

Rotterdam's weather in September is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Rotterdam, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Rotterdam and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (65°F), whilst at night 10°C (51°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 75mm 2.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Rotterdam weather in September »

October

Rotterdam October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
13°C 84mm 3.5hrs 17hrs

October is a a little damp month in Rotterdam and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Rotterdam.

October is in the fall / autumn in Rotterdam and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (58°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Rotterdam weather in October »

November

Rotterdam November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 83mm 2.2hrs 9.7hrs

The climate in Rotterdam during November can be summarized as cool and a little damp.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Rotterdam for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Rotterdam and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (49°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 83mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Rotterdam weather in November »

December

Rotterdam December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
6°C 77mm 1.3hrs 11.1hrs

December in Rotterdam is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Rotterdam for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Rotterdam and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (45°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 77mm 3 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 1.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Rotterdam weather in December »

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Hottest month: August 21.1°C 70°F
Driest month: April 43mm 1.7ins
Sunniest month: May 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 5.3°C 41.5°F
Wettest month: October 84mm 3.3ins
Warmest sea: August 18.4°C 65.1°F
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