Without a doubt, there’s a certain tone of mystery regarding the Netherlands, something about their culture, their incredible natural locations, and even their strange weather, and today, we will talk about it.
❄ Does it snow in Netherlands? 🇳🇱
⛅ Climate of Netherlands
Let’s get something straight, the Netherlands is a very small country (you known, like most countries in Europe), but don’t let it fool you, they have a very unique climate due to their special location in the world.
That being said, you shouldn’t be so surprised by finding out the Netherlands doesn’t really have a much exotic climate, as a matter of fact, they have one of the most regular climates in all of Europe.
To give you a general idea, first, there’s the maritime climate, which reings in most of the country, followed by the temperate maritime and the warm continental, being the only three climates that coexist in this particular region.
Due to this reason, it is very important to mention that the Netherlands usually has a very nice weather almost all year around, and even during the cold times, it is still somewhat nice.
This of course leads to the fact not every part of the country experience the four seasons the same way, specially winter time, which can be vary depending on where you are from.
This also means the Netherlands get to experience a great lot of hot and humid days, getting close to experience a really intense weather almost every year long.
🌨 When does it snow in Netherlands?
In total, the Netherlands has four very distinct seasons, however, depending on where you are or the region you are currently visiting, these seasons can be completely different from one another, specially winter time.
- Let’s start during spring, a season that usually starts in March all the way through May, during which temperatures are specially nice and the days are really, really beautiful.
- Then comes everyone’s favorite season, also known as summer time, which happens from June to August, just like you would expect, and during which temperatures can rise as high as 71,6 °F (22 ºC).
- After summer time, comes autumn or fall which happens from September to November, a time during which the temperatures begin to drop up to 48,2 °F (9 ºC), meaning they start to get colder than usual.
- Finally comes winter time, and you guess it, it happens from December all the way to February, with the average temperatures usually staying right in 32 °F (0º C), although they might go lower.
🌨 Where does it snow in Netherlands?
The Netherlands doesn’t really get snow in every part of the country, although they do get in most places, and quite a lot, although we will talk about that further on.
If you are traveling to the Netherlands to experience snow during the winter time the very place you should visit is Holland, since where it snows, it is simply magical.
Keep in mind, the north and south-east of the country tend to get colder, and therefore it is more likely you’ll experience snow there than in any other part of the Netherlands.
☃ How much does it snow in Netherlands?
The amount of snow you would usually get will directly depend on the region of the country. For example, the average snowfall in the whole country is about 30 inches annually.
Of course that amount of snow depends of the region, since there are some regions of the Netherlands that get slightly more snow than others, although the difference isn’t that noticeable.
⛷ Skiing in Netherlands
Now that you know more about the netherlands climate, it is time for you to find out exactly where you can go to experience a bit of fun in the snow!
However, the Netherlands don’t really have any ski resort, but don’t worry, you can always visit the SnowWorld Landgraaf! It is an indoor ski place that you will totally love, that’s for sure!