On average you can expect lots of grey days, some sunny days, some rain, and an occasional storm.
Amsterdam is beautiful and interesting any time of the day or year — in sunshine, rain, or snow. In general it has a mild climate, but at times the joke that says you can experience four seasons a day here almost seems true.
It’s hard to say what the weather in Amsterdam is going to be like, but we try anyway. We provide weekly weather forecasts, along with month to month details on what you can expect (and what to wear).
Make sure you visit the Amsterdam Weather homepage.
We’ve enjoyed an unusually sunny September, but it now looks like fall has well and truly arrived. There’s rainy weather ahead.
On average August is the sunniest of the three summer months. It is also the rainiest, but showers tend to be brief.
Expect lots of blue skies, dotted with white cumulus clouds.
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).
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.