February weather forecast
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 February

The last month of the winter, February, is a chilly month in Amsterdam, Netherlands, with an average temperature fluctuating between 6°C (42.8°F) and 2°C (35.6°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a frosty 6°C (42.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Amsterdam, is 2°C (35.6°F).

Humidity

In Amsterdam, the average relative humidity in February is 82%.

Rainfall

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, in February, during 13.1 rainfall days, 43mm (1.69") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, there are 189.3 rainfall days, and 510mm (20.08") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Amsterdam are January through March, November and December. The month with the most snowfall is February, when snow falls for 3.8 days and typically aggregates up to 22mm (0.87") of snow.

Sea temperature

The months with the coldest seawater in Amsterdam are January and February, with an average sea temperature of 6.4°C (43.5°F).
Note: Swimming in 6.4°C (43.5°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 9h and 56min.
On the first day of February in Amsterdam, sunrise is at 08:21 and sunset at 17:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:28 and sunset at 18:17 CET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 4.1h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in February in Amsterdam?

The average relative humidity in February is 82%.

How many days does it rain in February in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, during February, the rain falls for 13.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 43mm (1.69") of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Amsterdam?

February is the month with the most snowfall in Amsterdam. Snow falls for 3.8 days and accumulates 22mm (0.87") of snow.

How many days does it snow in February in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, in February, during 3.8 snowfall days, 22mm (0.87") of snow is typically accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in Amsterdam?

January and February, with an average sea temperature of 6.4°C (43.5°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

What is the water temperature in February in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, in February, the average water temperature is 6.4°C (43.5°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Amsterdam have in February?

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, the average day length in February is 9h and 56min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Amsterdam?

On the first day of February in Amsterdam, sunrise is at 08:21 and sunset at 17:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:28 and sunset at 18:17 CET.

How long on average sun shines in February in Amsterdam?

In February, the average sunshine duration in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is 4.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Amsterdam?

The months with the lowest UV index in Amsterdam are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Amsterdam?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average temperature in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average high temperature in February: 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 February: 2°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 February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average pressure in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average pressure in February: 1014.1mbar

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 February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average wind speed in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average wind speed in February: 19.5km/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 February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average humidity in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average humidity in February: 82%

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 February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average rainfall in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall in February: 43mm

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 February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average rainfall days in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall days in February: 13.1 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 February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average snowfall in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall in February: 22mm

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

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Average snowfall days in February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average snowfall days in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall days in February: 3.8 days

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

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Average sea temperature in February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average sea temperature in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average sea temperature in February: 6.4°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 February /
Average sunshine in February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average daylight in February: 9h and 56min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.1h

The 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 February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average sunshine days in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average sunshine days in February: 10.7 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 February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average UV index in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average UV index in February: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average cloud cover in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average cloud cover in February: 60

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 February
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average visibility in February - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average visibility in February: 9km

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

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