Amsterdam’s July weather can be precarious: it’s the warmest month of the year, but you can also encounter wet and cool days (or weeks, even).
Category: Visitors Guide
We have lots of practical information about Amsterdam, for tourists, business people, other visitors, and expats.
Be sure to check this Basic Information Guide. It will show you where to find information about public transport in Amsterdam, how to get to and from Schiphol airport, as well as suggestions on what to see and do in this fine city.
Many updates in this section have to do with the ever-changing weather in Amsterdam. Each monthly forecast also has tips on what to pack for your trip.
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.
Guide to public transport in Amsterdam.
There are many ticket options. Some include transfer between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the city.
For most tourists, 1-7 day tickets are the best deal. They entitle you to unlimited travel through Amsterdam – day and night – by tram, bus and metro. Ferries across the river IJ are always free.
The I amsterdam City Card provides the widest choice of free attractions in and around Amsterdam.
Free entrance to Amsterdam museums, free public transport, get a free canal cruise, a free canal cruise, and more
Customers overwhelmingly agree that the pass provides good value for the money.
The good news for Amsterdam is that May often is the sunniest month of the year, with on average about 8 hours of sunshine a day.
The bad news is that the weather is as fickle as Dutch weather can be.
April weather in Amsterdam is a study in contrasts. It can be sunny and warm one day, only to look and feel like a fall day the next. Don’t believe us? Just keep checking our Amsterdam weather forecast for April 2023 throughout the month.
Gedogen is a Dutch word used for a situation or activity that technically is illegal, but actively tolerated by the government.
A prime example of is the Netherlands’ tolerance policy toward cannabis cafe’s (known here as ‘coffeeshops’).