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Climate

The predominant wind direction in the Netherlands is south-west, which causes a moderate maritime climate, with cool summers and mild winters. The following tables are based on mean measurements by the KNMI weather station in the centre of the Netherlands between 1971 and 2000:

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Year

Avg. maximum temp. (°C)

5.2

6.1

9.6

12.9

17.6

19.8

22.1

22.3

18.7

14.2

9.1

6.4

13.7

Avg. minimum temp. (°C)

0.0

-0.1

2.0

3.5

7.5

10.2

12.5

12.0

9.6

6.5

3.2

1.3

5.7

Avg. temp. (°C)

2.8

3.0

5.8

8.3

12.7

15.2

17.4

17.2

14.2

10.3

6.2

4.0

9.8


Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Year

Avg. precipitation (mm)

67

48

65

45

62

72

70

58

72

77

81

77

793

Avg. hours sunshine

52

79

114

158

204

187

196

192

133

106

60

44

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The weather (wind direction, wind force [km/h and Bft, temperature [deg. C.], barometer and humidity [%]) near Zwolle at this moment: