March in Amsterdam is characterized by erratic weather. In fact, the old joke that the Netherlands has four seasons a day is more likely to make sense in March than in any other month.
Normally February is the one of the coldest months in the Netherlands. It’s a toss-up whether January of February is the coldest time of the year to spend in Amsterdam.
But February is also one of the driest months, and there are quite a few sunny days. Often this is the month that ice skating is possible.
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.
December is not the rainiest month in Amsterdam, nor the coldest. But you should expect a fair amount of precipitation — usually in the form of rain or wet snow.
It rarely properly snows in December. But if and when it does, you’re in for a treat.
Normally the weather in Amsterdam during the month of November is best characterized by the word ‘turbulent.’
Dutch farmers refer to November as wind– or dolmaand — windy or crazy month. Oh, and it’s the rainiest month of the year.
October weather in Amsterdam: On average you can expect lots of grey days, some sunny days, some rain, and an occasional storm.
Most years, Amsterdam weather in September is nice — very nice, indeed.
And with the summer crowds gone, many think this is the best time to visit Amsterdam.