October 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
October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Amsterdam, Netherlands, with average temperature fluctuating between 9.5°C (49.1°F) and 14.6°C (58.3°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a comfortable 18.2°C (64.8°F) in September, to a mild 14.6°C (58.3°F). In October, in Amsterdam, the average low-temperature is 9.5°C (49.1°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 82%.

Rainfall

In Amsterdam, during October, the rain falls for 16.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 44mm (1.73") of precipitation. In Amsterdam, during the entire year, the rain falls for 189.3 days and collects up to 510mm (20.08") of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Amsterdam is 15.7°C (60.3°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.7°C (60.3°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).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Amsterdam is 10.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 4.8h.

UV index

In Amsterdam, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 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.

What is the temperature in October in Amsterdam?

In October, in Amsterdam, the average high-temperature is 14.6°C (58.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.5°C (49.1°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Amsterdam?

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

How much does it rain in Amsterdam in October?

In Amsterdam, in October, it is raining for 16.5 days, with typically 44mm (1.73") of accumulated precipitation.

Does it snow in Amsterdam in October?

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

When it does not snow in Amsterdam?

April through October are months without snowfall.

How cold is the water in October in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, in October, the average water temperature is 15.7°C (60.3°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.7°C (60.3°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).

What is the average length of the day in October in Amsterdam?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Amsterdam have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Amsterdam is 4.8h.

How high is the UV index in October in Amsterdam?

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

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).

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).

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%).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).