Category: Visitors Guide
Practical information about Amsterdam, for tourists, business people, other visitors, and expats.
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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 thus far we’ve been having a rather mild winter.
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. Updated throughout the month.
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.
Snow? You can almost count on it.
The I amsterdam City Card provides lots of free and discounted goodies.
See Amsterdam museums for free, use public transport for free, get a free canal cruise…
Customers overwhelmingly agree that the pass provides good value for the money.
Ordering a beer is simple enough, of course, but knowing the Amsterdam lingo for doing so can certainly help foreigners get exactly what they want.
What will it be: Pilsje? Vaasje? Biertje?
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.
Weather information, including average temperatures and rainfall in Amsterdam. Current weather, and month by month overviews
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.
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.