How is the Weather in Amsterdam in July?

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Amsterdam in July features comfortable afternoons with somewhat cool nights.


Daytime high temperatures will average mostly between 20 C and 23 C (68-73 F), however, a few of the warmer afternoons can reach up near 27 C (81 F). 

The record high temperature for Amsterdam during July is 36.4 C (97.5 F).  

Late night and early morning lows tend to be between 12 C and 14 C (54-57 F) however, a few of the cooler mornings can dip down near 9-10 C (48-50 F). 

The record low temperature for Amsterdam during July is 4 C (39 F). 

Sun and Rain

During July, Amsterdam normally gets about 13 sunny, 4 partly sunny, and 14 mostly cloudy days. 

Some rain falls on about 12 days this month, but only about 4 days will record at least 1 mm (0.04 inches).


Daylight hours start to decrease this month from about 16.7 hours on the 1st to about 15.6 hours by the 31st. 


During July, wind speeds will be mostly gentle at 12-19 kph (8-12 mph) but occasionally can be moderate at 20-28 kph (13-18 mph). 

Ocean Beaches

Beaches near Amsterdam are more rugged but offer great photo ops as well as many water sports.

Ocean temperatures tend to be on the cool side during July, mostly 16-18 C (61-64 F) so swimming may not be for everyone. 

What to Wear in Amsterdam During July?

Summer in Amsterdam offers comfortable days with only a few very warm days, if any. 

It is best to bring both long and short-sleeved shirts, comfortable pants, jeans and dresses for both cool and warm days.

Sandals and sneakers, comfortable walking shoes and an umbrella for the rainy days will also come in handy.  

Things to Do in Amsterdam in July

Since the weather will be warmer than usual this month, you might want to consider taking a pay-what-you-wish walking tour in Amsterdam.

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This is also an excellent time to take a Canal Cruise and feel the breeze as you drift through the city.

Alternatively, you might also enjoy a trip to one of the beaches and other waterfront areas like the NEMO Terrace.

The summer typically means free open air theatre at Vondelpark on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. These performances typically include stand-up comedy, dance, and concerts.

For even more ideas, make sure to read our full post covering things to do in Amsterdam in July.

Fred Pickhardt

Ocean Weather Services

About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
Updated: junio 2nd, 2022
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