Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

EHAM · North Holland, Netherlands

Climate Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (EHAM) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 58.0 65 53 50 67 47
February 64.5 55 71 65 66
March 75.2 63 91 73 82
April 85.0 75 88 83 93
May 85.3 80 92 82 97
June 86.1 88 93 78 92
July 85.7 83 89 77 80
August 90.3 86 96 85 91
September 83.8 81 94 80 80
October 78.1 73 86 76 79
November 67.3 71 69 58 72
December 54.5 48 47 46 58
Average 77.0 64.5 74.1 84.4 74.7 81.0

3rd best VFR conditions of Netherlands

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 83.5 95 84 86 91 71
February 84.5 83 92 80 92
March 92.0 87 97 92 98
April 95.7 89 98 97 99
May 95.4 94 97 98 100
June 96.1 98 98 92 98
July 96.1 93 98 93 93
August 98.0 97 99 98 98
September 95.1 96 98 96 92
October 94.4 90 95 93 97
November 87.4 92 91 83 89
December 76.2 73 82 65 82
Average 92.8 94.7 91.0 95.5 91.5 93.7

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 6.8 7 8 8 6 9
February 8.1 9 10 8 9
March 10.5 10 13 10 10
April 13.7 12 13 10 16
May 17.7 17 18 15 18
June 21.9 24 21 22 21
July 22.4 22 23 22 21
August 22.6 21 25 21 25
September 19.7 23 20 21 20
October 15.6 16 17 15 14
November 10.4 11 11 10 12
December 7.6 9 4 8 8
Average 13.8 6.9 15.0 15.5 13.9 15.2

9th highest temperature of Netherlands

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 2.2 2 4 3 1 4
February 2.3 3 4 1 5
March 3.4 4 3 3 4
April 5.5 5 6 3 6
May 8.9 9 9 7 8
June 13.3 14 13 13 13
July 14.1 15 14 14 13
August 14.4 14 16 14 16
September 11.8 14 12 13 11
October 9.5 11 10 9 9
November 5.3 6 6 5 6
December 3.2 5 -1 3 3
Average 7.1 1.9 8.7 8.1 7.1 8.2

12th lowest temperature of Netherlands

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 21.6 25 22 19 21 17
February 22.7 19 26 21 36
March 16.1 31 5 14 13
April 12.5 17 12 16 7
May 11.1 10 10 25 5
June 9.7 4 10 12 15
July 13.9 22 9 13 21
August 14.6 22 5 19 14
September 16.8 12 26 7 11
October 25.1 30 12 30 33
November 27.8 50 23 28 16
December 28.0 25 22 32 26
Average 17.8 24.9 20.0 13.2 18.5 16.5

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 11.6 12 13 11 11 12
February 12.9 11 18 11 18
March 11.9 13 9 12 13
April 10.2 10 12 10 9
May 9.3 9 9 11 10
June 9.1 9 9 7 9
July 9.4 12 9 9 10
August 9.3 10 8 10 10
September 9.0 8 8 8 9
October 11.1 11 11 11 12
November 10.4 13 12 9 10
December 11.0 14 8 10 10
Average 10.5 12.3 10.8 9.8 9.6 10.8

9th highest wind speed of Netherlands

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 236° 229° 258° 245° 216°
February 256° 237° 139° 232°
March 227° 092° 260° 208°
April 025° 014° 348° 051°
May 018° 268° 250° 331°
June 023° 275° 341° 255°
July 245° 281° 275° 255°
August 260° 356° 274° 240°
September 180° 249° 219° 226°
October 205° 207° 206° 199°
November 213° 181° 232° 200°
December 232° 126° 204° 183°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.