August: Sunniest of the three summer time months
On common, August is the sunniest of the three summer time months — although there actually isn’t a lot distinction within the whole hours of sunshine throughout June, July, and August.
Sure, it could actually rain. However showers are typically transient, scattered, and/or intermittent.
As all the time in Amsterdam and the remainder of the Netherlands, it’s laborious to foretell what the climate can be like. Lengthy-range climate forecasts are one thing of a standing joke. Come to think about it, so are short-range forecasts.
That stated, most of the time in Amsterdam August is heat, dry and sunny. However there have additionally been years wherein the month was cool, moist, and somber.
In actual fact, there are years wherein journey brokers providing final minute journeys to the solar do a brisk enterprise.
Amsterdam Climate Forecast, August 2020
Up to date August 23, 2020
As a service to our readers we replace this web page with climate forecasts all through the month of August.
Throughout the remainder of the yr see the final info on this web page.
|Sunday, August 23, 2020||Principally overcast, with scattered mild rain showers from early morning by way of about mid afternoon. Sunny intervals (about 80% sunshine) within the late afternoon and early night. Afternoon excessive 19º Celsius (66.2º Fahrenheit).|
|Monday, August 24, 2020||Sunny intervals within the early morning (±70% sunshine) and all through the remainder of the day. Scattered mild rain showers from late afternoon by way of properly after midnight. Afternoon excessive round 17º Celsius (62.6º Fahrenheit).|
|Tuesday, August 25, 2020||Principally overcast, with scattered mild rain showers from properly earlier than dawn till midnight. Within the night heavy gusts of wind — 80 km/hr (50 mph) — are anticipated. Late afternoon and early night excessive temparture 19º Celsius (66.2º Fahrenheit).|
|Wednesday, August 26, 2020||Overcast for many of the day. Sunny intervals within the late afternoon and early night. Scattered mild rain showers from early morning by way of late at night time. Afternoon excessive 18º Celsius (64.4º Fahrenheit).|
|Thursday, August 27, 2020||Sunny intervals within the early morning, with about 80% sunshine. Cloudy or overcast the remainder of the day. Small probability of a lightweight rain bathe in late afternoon. Scattered mild rain showers from simply earlier than midnight and all through the night time. Afternoon excessive temperature round 17º Celsius (62.6º Fahrenheit).|
|Friday, August 28, 2020||Sunny intervals all day — often no more than 30% sunshine. Bit extra within the early morning, and will probably be principally cloudy in the course of the late morning. Scattered mild showers from simply earlier than midnight till midnight tonight. Mid afternoon excessive 17º Celsius (62.6º Fahrenheit).|
|Saturday, August 29, 2020||Principally cloudy within the early morning, adopted by sunny intervals the remainder of the day (about 40% sunshine). Scattered mild rain showers from simply earlier than midday by way of midnight. Afternoon excessive temperature 15º Celsius (59º Fahrenheit).|
Lengthy Time period Amsterdam Forecast
Sunday, August 30 — Sunday, September 6, 2020: Initially unstable climate with maximums beneath the long-term common. Later within the interval the prospect of a drier and hotter climate sample will increase.
Test our September weather info.
Regular Excessive and Low Temperatures in August
1-10: 13/21.6° Celsius (55.4/70.88° Fahrenheit)
11-20: 13.3/21.8° Celsius (55.94/71.24° Fahrenheit)
21-31: 13.8/22.6° Celsius (56.84/72.68° Fahrenheit)
What to put on in Amsterdam in August
You received’t want heat garments, however a lightweight sweat jacket could come in useful when it’s a bit too windy.
On heat days brief sleeves and shorts or a skirt will do exactly high quality.
Rain showers are typically each mild and transient. Dutch climate forecasters say they happen “hier en daar” (right here and there). That’s their approach of claiming it can rain intermittently, because the wind blows the rain clouds throughout Amsterdam.
Nevertheless, usually even wet days are fairly gentle.
It can be muggy at instances.
Talking of which: deliver your swimwear. Totally 24% of Amsterdam consists of water. There are swimming swimming pools, (semi-) permitted pure swimming places, and a few nice wild swimming spots. See: Where to Swim in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam August suggestions: mosquitoes, umbrellas
The humidity in the course of the months of July and August turns Amsterdam into an excellent breeding floor for mosquitoes. Pharmacies and a few drug shops carry a mosquitoes repellent by the unlikely identify of ‘Muggenmelk’ (actually, mosquitoes milk). These whose blood is favored by the tiny pests swear that Muggenmelk offers the perfect protection.
You received’t want an umbrella. Ought to it rain for a bit, simply pop into an eatery or a brown café the place you may wait out the bathe.
If it appears to be like prefer it’s going to rain for a number of hours, make your technique to one among Amsterdam’s many museums.
Amsterdam Climate Information: August
• Common lows: 12° C (54° F)
• Common highs: 22° C (72° F)
Dawn & Sundown
• August 1 – 6:00 a.m. / 9:33 p.m
• August 31 – 6:49 a.m. / 8:32 p.m.
• Common: 65 mm (2.5 inches) in 72 hours
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