Avg weather in May
15 Hrs per day
79 mm per month
79 % avg
11 Mph avg

Amsterdam Weather in May

What’s the weather like in Amsterdam in May?

If you’re not a fan of busy crowds and sizzling temperatures, visiting Amsterdam in May is your final chance to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere before summer. Amsterdam weather in May is very enjoyable and you can expect warm temperatures lasting throughout the month.

Geographical influences

Amsterdam is a great holiday destination if you love city breaks. There’s plenty to do here and the weather is usually very pleasant and mild, making activities like sightseeing and shopping very comfortable. Higher temperatures arrive towards the end of the month and are controlled by easterly winds coming in from the sea. These winds also help to keep the weather warm and pleasant in the city.


Temperatures range from 8°C to 17°C, which is very warm and perfect for soaking up the sunshine while you explore the city. 45mm of rain falls over 12 days of the month, with an average of ten hours of sunlight per day. The average sea temperature is a chilly 11°C, so if you were planning on swimming on holiday, it’s advised to make the most of your hotel’s swimming pool.

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