The good news is that May in Holland often is the sunniest month of the year, with on average up to 15 hours of sunshine a day.
However, this month tends to have as many cold days as it has warm days.
In terms of weather, June is a good month to visit Amsterdam.
Lots of sun and blue skies, with the usual clouds and/or (brief) rain showers every now and then. Check your Amsterdam weather forecast here.
April weather in Amsterdam is a study in contrasts. For instance: last weekend was sunny and warm one day; this weekend feels more like fall.
We never let a little rain spoil our King’s Day party, though. Our advice: get wet, have fun, dry out later.
March in Amsterdam is characterized by erratic weather. But the old joke that Holland has four seasons a day is more likely to make sense in March than in any other month.
Normally February is the coldest month throughout the Netherlands, and the coldest time of the year to spend in Amsterdam.
But it’s also one of the driest months, and there are quite a few sunny days. Often this is the month that ice skating is possible. However, the rather mild — and at time even spring-like — weather pattern we’ve been enjoying continues.
January tends to be Amsterdam’s coldest month.
You can expect anything from gloomy days with (near) freezing temperatures to deep blue, cloudless skies with lots of sun.
Some snow is expected this week.
December is not the rainiest month, nor the coldest. But you should expect a fair amount of precipitation — usually in the form of rain or wet snow.
Don’t hold your breath for a white Christmas, though.
The weather in Amsterdam during the month of November is best characterized by the word ‘turbulent.’
The Dutch often refer to November as wind– or dolmaand — windy or crazy month.
Amsterdam weather in October: rain, sunshine and anything in between. Right now: a sunny a warm ‘after summer’.
Average temperatures, what to wear, plus: the end of Daylight Savings Time.
Often September in Holland has many days of summer-like weather.
This is a good month in which to visit Amsterdam. But mind you: as always, the weather here is rather changeable. You could just as easily encounter (much) wind and rain.