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Amsterdam Climate & Temperature

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands is at 52°6'N, 5°10'E, 2 m (7 ft). See map.
  • Amsterdam has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Amsterdam is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 9.6 degrees Celsius (49.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16 °C (28.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic.
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 4.7°C (40.4°F) on average falling to -0.3°C (31.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13.7°C (56.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 4.3°C (39.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 21.7°C (71°F) and average low temperatures are 12.3°C (54.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 14°C (57.2°F) during the day and lows of 6.7°C (44°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 766 mm (30.2 inches) which is equivalent to 766 Litres/m² (18.79 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1568 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Amsterdam you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Taiaroa Head, New Zealand where you would find a Marine west coast climate.

Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (39) 5 (41) 10 (50) 13 (55) 18 (64) 21 (70) 22 (72) 22 (72) 19 (66) 14 (57) 9 (48) 5 (41) 14 (56)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (35) 2 (36) 6 (42) 9 (47) 13 (55) 16 (61) 18 (64) 18 (64) 15 (58) 11 (51) 6 (43) 3 (37) 10 (49)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (30) -1 (30) 1 (34) 4 (39) 8 (46) 11 (52) 13 (55) 13 (55) 10 (50) 7 (45) 3 (37) 1 (34) 6 (42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 68 (3) 53 (2) 44 (2) 49 (2) 52 (2) 58 (2) 77 (3) 87 (3) 72 (3) 72 (3) 70 (3) 64 (3) 766 (30)
rain days iconNumber of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day) 22 (71%) 19 (67%) 16 (52%) 16 (53%) 14 (45%) 14 (47%) 17 (55%) 18 (58%) 19 (63%) 20 (65%) 21 (70%) 21 (68%)   217 (59%)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day 01:48 02:26 04:05 05:26 06:48 07:24 06:23 05:58 04:50 03:15 01:40 01:19   04:17
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day 8h 19' 9h 51' 11h 48' 13h 52' 15h 41' 16h 39' 16h 13' 14h 38' 12h 36' 10h 32' 8h 44' 7h 49'   12h 00'
sunny or cloudy iconPercentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 22 (78) 25 (75) 35 (65) 40 (60) 44 (56) 45 (55) 40 (60) 41 (59) 39 (61) 32 (68) 20 (80) 17 (83)   36 (64)
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 18.1 27.4 38.2 49.8 58.1 61.3 58.3 50 38.5 27.1 17.9 14.5   38.2

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