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.
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 2022 throughout the month.
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.
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.
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.