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Good Time To Visit Amsterdam
In terms of weather, June is a good month in which to visit Amsterdam.
Overall, you can expect quite a bit of sunshine, with lots of blue skies and a normal average temperature of 15° Celsius (59° Fahrenheit) — and daytime highs of 19-20° Celcius (66.2-68° Fahrenheit).
Mind you, the Dutch grew up with this more of less standard weather forecast for this time of the year: In the morning sunshine and here and there’ some rain; in the afternoon sunshine with now and then a shower. (A brilliant forecast, right?)
Fortunately, the rain showers tend to be short and scattered.
As for the sunny part, it is rare that you see a completely blue sky, because the sun often must compete with — for the most part — cumulus clouds.
Amsterdam Weather Forecast for June, 2021
Updated June 11Where to swim in and around Amsterdam
Friday, June 11, 2021 — Mostly cloudy, with about 25% sunshine each hour — around 50% in midafternoon and late evening until sunset. Sunset occurs at 22:00 (10 pm). No rain. Midafternoon high 21° C | 69.8° F
Saturday, June 12, 2021 — Overcast during the early morning. Sunny intervals (±50% sunshine) from late morning into late afternoon. That’s followed by abundant sunshine until sunset. No rain. Midafternoon high 19° C | 66.2° F.
Sunday, June 13, 2021 — Abundant sunshine most of the day, with the possibility of a few clouds (40% clouds) in midafternoon. No rain. Late afternoon high temperature 21° C | 69.8° F.
Monday, June 14, 2021 — Abundantly sunny almost all day, with cloudy intervals (about 50% clouds) around noon. No rain. Afternoon high temperature 24° C | 75.2° F.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 — Cloudy (about 60-70% in the early morning and late afternoon/early evening. Sunny intervals (±50-60% sunshine) around noon and midevening. Abundantly sunny in midafternoon. No rain. Late afternoon high temperature 23° C | 73.4 F.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 — Abundantly sunny during the early morning, followed by sunny intervals until sunset. The percentage of sunshine varies from about 60% in the morning to about 35% in the late evening. No rain. Midafternoon high 22° C | 71.6° F.
Long Range Forecast
Friday, June 18 — Friday, June 25, 2021: Probably calm summer weather with temperatures around the long-term average and the occasional (thunder) shower. The chance of a significantly warmer weather pattern with summer temperatures is approximately 20%
Average Highs and Lows in June
|Normal Average Low and High Temperatures in June in Amsterdam|
|June 1-10||10.6° Celsius (51.08° Fahrenheit)||19.4° Celsius (66.92° Fahrenheit)|
|June 11-20||10.8° Celsius (51.44° Fahrenheit)||19.2° Celsius (66.56° Fahrenheit)|
|June 21-30||11.7° Celsius (53.06° Fahrenheit)||20.3° Celsius (68.54° Fahrenheit)|
Amsterdam Weather In Other MonthsHere’s the kind of weather you can expect in June
The weather in other months
Where Our Weather Information Comes From
Our weather data is based on long-term averages and current forecasts as reported by various meteorological services, including the Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut (KNMI) — the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI).
Amsterdam Weather Facts: June
• Average lows: 10° C (50° F)
• Average highs: 20° C (68° F)
Sunrise & Sunset
• June 1 – 5:25 a.m. / 9:21 p.m (Oh, here is how the Dutch tell time)
• June 30 – 5:22 a.m. / 22:06 p.m.
• Average: 73 mm (2.9 inches) in 72 hours
What to wear in Amsterdam in June
For the most past it’s shorts and T-shirts weather — or, as the case may be, skirts and tops or summer dresses. Short sleeves!
Jeans, light slacks, or — if you tend to be on the cold side — light sweats are fine, too, especially at night.
As always you should plan for a mix of weather: lots of sunshine interspersed with (brief) showers and/or overcast days.
Don’t go overboard with the rain gear. The weather is mild, even when it rains and/or is overcast. If thundershowers are in the forecast it can be muggy as well.
You’ll just have to play it by ear. If it looks like it’s going to rain for quite some time, visit a museum and/or catch a movie. If only showers are expected, enjoy the outdoors and pop into a pub, coffeeshop (or coffee house) or an eatery for a while.
When it’s sunny and the skies are blue, you can take fantastic, postcard-like photos in Amsterdam.
Just remember: your pictures will have the bluest skies when you shoot them while standing with your back turned toward the sun. Otherwise the sky tends to come out white and washed out.
You’ll want to use a lens hood on your camera as well.
Amsterdam ClimateGeneral information about the climate in Amsterdam
Local weather during other months