August weather forecast and climate
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bicycles parked on a bridge on river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Bicycles parked on a bridge on river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another pleasant month in Amsterdam, Netherlands, with temperature in the range of an average low of 15°C (59°F) and an average high of 21.6°C (70.9°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

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

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 18.8 days and typically aggregates up to 55mm (2.17") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Amsterdam snow does not fall in April through October.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Amsterdam is August, with an average sea temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°F).
Note: Swimming in 18.3°C (64.9°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Amsterdam is 14.6h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 9.2h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Amsterdam?

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

What is the average humidity in August in Amsterdam?

In August, the average relative humidity is 76%.

What is the rainiest month in Amsterdam?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Amsterdam?

In August, in Amsterdam, the rain falls for 18.8 days. Throughout August, 55mm (2.17") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Amsterdam?

April through October are months without snowfall in Amsterdam.

What month is the sea warmest in Amsterdam?

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

What is the sea temperature in August in Amsterdam?

In August, the average sea temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F). Swimming in 18.3°C (64.9°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Amsterdam have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Amsterdam?

The average sunshine in August is 9.2h.

What are the months with 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?

In Amsterdam, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average pressure in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average wind speed in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average humidity in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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%).

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Average rainfall in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average rainfall days in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average snowfall in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average snowfall days in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average sea temperature in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average sunshine days in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average UV index in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average visibility in August
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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