October 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 October

October, the same as September, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is a moderate autumn month, with average temperature varying between 9.5°C (49.1°F) and 14.6°C (58.3°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from an enjoyable 18.2°C (64.8°F) in September, to a moderate 14.6°C (58.3°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 9.5°C (49.1°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Amsterdam is 82%.

Rainfall

In October, in Amsterdam, the rain falls for 16.5 days. Throughout October, 44mm (1.73") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Amsterdam, there are 189.3 rainfall days, and 510mm (20.08") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Amsterdam snow does not fall in April through October.

Sea temperature

In Amsterdam, the average seawater temperature is 15.7°C (60.3°F).
Note: Swimming in 15.7°C (60.3°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 10.6h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 4.8h.

UV index

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Amsterdam?

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

How many days does it rain in October in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, during October, the rain falls for 16.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 44mm (1.73") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, snow does not fall in April through October.

Does it snow in Amsterdam in October?

In Amsterdam, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

How cold is the water in October in Amsterdam?

In October, the average sea temperature in Amsterdam is 15.7°C (60.3°F). Swimming in 15.7°C (60.3°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 October?

In October, the average length of the day in Amsterdam is 10.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Amsterdam have in October?

In Amsterdam, the average sunshine in October is 4.8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average temperature in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average high temperature in October: 14.6°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 October: 9.5°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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average pressure in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average pressure in October: 1015.5mbar

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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average wind speed in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average wind speed in October: 16.2km/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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average humidity in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average humidity in October: 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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average rainfall in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall in October: 44mm

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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average rainfall days in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16.5 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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average snowfall in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall in October: 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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average snowfall days in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall days in October: 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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average sea temperature in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average sea temperature in October: 15.7°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 October /
Average sunshine in October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average daylight in October: 10.6h

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 October: 4.8h

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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average sunshine days in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11.7 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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average UV index in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Average cloud cover in October - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average cloud cover in October: 53

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 October
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

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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