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 2021 throughout the month.
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).
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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 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.
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.
January 2021 has been rather mild, though — continuing a rather mild winter. For the time being you can forget about snow, and you won’t see any frozen canals in Amsterdam.
December is not the rainiest month, nor the coldest. But you should expect a fair amount of precipitation — usually in the form of rain or wet snow.
There will not be a white Christmas, though. And it won’t be cold enough for ice skating on the canals. Indeed, it looks like the changeable but rather mild weather pattern will hang around.
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.
Amsterdam weather in October 2020: Typical fall weather. Mostly overcast, with some sunny spells. Scattered light rain showers. Not warm, but also not too cold.