August weather forecast and climate
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bicycles parked on a bridge on river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands, overlooking beautiful banks and distant city buildings
Bicycles parked on a bridge on river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands, overlooking beautiful banks and distant city buildings
The last month of the summer, August, is another pleasant month in Amsterdam, Netherlands, with temperature in the range of an average high of 21.6°C (70.9°F) and an average low of 15°C (59°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 21.6°C (70.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 15°C (59°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 18.8 days and accumulates 55mm (2.17") of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Amsterdam.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Amsterdam, with an average sea temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 18.3°C (64.9°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In Amsterdam, the average length of the day in August is 14.6h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 9.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Amsterdam are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the warmest month in Amsterdam?

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 21.6°C (70.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 15°C (59°F).

What is the temperature in August in Amsterdam?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 21.6°C (70.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How much does it rain in Amsterdam in August?

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, in August, during 18.8 rainfall days, 55mm (2.17") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Amsterdam?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Rain falls for 18.8 days and accumulates 55mm (2.17") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Amsterdam?

April through October are months without snowfall in Amsterdam.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Amsterdam?

With an average sea temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Amsterdam.

How cold is the water in August in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, the average seawater temperature in August is 18.3°C (64.9°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Amsterdam have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is 14.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Amsterdam have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Amsterdam is 9.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Amsterdam?

Months with the highest UV index in Amsterdam, Netherlands, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in August in Amsterdam?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average high temperature in August: 21.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (2°C).

Average pressure in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average pressure in August: 1015mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1016.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.2mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average wind speed in August: 13.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (20.4km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (13.2km/h).

Average humidity in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

Average rainfall in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall in August: 55mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (55mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (18mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (12.2 days).

Average snowfall in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (22mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average sea temperature in August: 18.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.3°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (6.4°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average daylight in August: 14.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average sunshine days in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (8 days).

Average UV index in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average cloud cover in August: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 66).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 40).

Average visibility in August - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are April, June and August (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, July, September, October, November and December (9km).