spring

Frost on a windscreen
Apr 20 '17 09:21

Temperatures dropped below zero almost everywhere in the Netherlands during the early hours of Thursday morning. The lowest temperatures was -9.2 degrees Celsius, measured in Achterhoek, according to Weeronline. Only in Vlissingen temperatures stayed above 0. The chilly weather will last until at least after King's Day, Weeronline expects.

Motorists across the Netherlands had to scrape frost off their windshields this morning. And fruit growers had a busy night protecting their crop from the cold. 

Frosty daisy
Apr 19 '17 15:05

After a mild start to April, it seems the Netherlands has been dropped back into winter. Tuesday night brought frost to large parts of the country, and many places across the Netherlands measured the coldest temperatures in decades, according to Weerplaza.

Apr 10 '17 17:00

After a weekend of summery weather and warm temperatures, the Netherlands has chilly week ahead of it. The coming week will be back to normal April weather - mostly cloudy with temperatures around 12 degrees, according to Weerplaza.

Wednesday will be especially unpleasant for sun lovers. The day will be cloudy with a good chance of rain and a strong wind along the coast. The rest of the week will have afternoon temperatures around 12 or 13 degrees, with cloud cover but little chance of rain. 

The sun will break through more often on Friday, but it will not really be warm. 

Women in Amsterdam celebrate the first official warm day of spring with short skirts, 30 Mar 2017
Mar 30 '17 15:30

Temperatures are expected to reach 21.2 degrees in De Bilt today, which will make today the hottest March 30th in the Netherlands in more than a century, according to Buienradar meteorologist Dennis Wilt, RTL Nieuws reports.

Though it is the hottest March 30th in the past 100 years, it is not the hottest one in history. In 1911 afternoon temperatures of 21.3 degrees were measured at De Bilt. In the past 100 years, the closest it got to breaking the record was in 2014, when afternoon temperatures in De Bilt climbed to 20.2 degrees. 

Mar 29 '17 10:55

Spring arrived in the Netherlands with temperatures topping 20 degrees for the first time this season on Tuesday. Around 2:30 p.m. it was 20.2 degrees Celsius in Eindhoven and 20.0 degrees in Arcen. The usual afternoon temperatures for late March is 11 to 12 degrees, Weeronline reports

For spring to officially arrive in the Netherlands, temperatures must reach 20 degrees at the national weather station De Bilt. Weeronline expects this to happen on Thursday. Normally the first warm day of spring in the Netherlands happens around mid April.

May 6 '16 09:44

What a difference a week can make weather wise. Last week the Netherlands celebrated its coldest King's Day ever. Yesterday was the sunniest Liberation Day in history. And today the country can expect its first summer's day, with afternoon temperatures around 25 degrees

Apr 29 '16 09:51

After a massively cold night last night, with temperatures dipping to -4.1 degrees in Noord-Brabant, the end of the cold weather seems to be in sight. Temperatures will start rising this weekend and next week will be more pleasant at between 13 and 17 degrees, according to Weeronline.

Apr 4 '16 09:05

The Netherlands' first official "warm" day of the year was measured in De Bilt on Sunday. A day is classified as "warm" if temperatures reach 20 degrees. At 3:50 p.m. on Sunday, it was 20.1 degrees in De Bilt. Eindhoven reached 20 degrees first on Sunday.

Mar 29 '16 13:25

This weekend may hold spring weather for residents of the Netherlands. Weerplaza expects the mercury to rise quickly on Saturday. On Sunday maximum temperatures can reach between 15 and 20 degrees.

Mar 1 '16 10:35

Meteorological Institute KNMI expects snowfall in the Netherlands this afternoon, and therefore issued a code yellow weather warning for slick roads over evening rush hour.

Feb 29 '16 13:45

The Netherlands may well be facing snow on the first day of meteorological spring tomorrow. Weather service weeronline.nl expects snow to draw through the country from the west on Tuesday afternoon.

May 7 '15 17:25

Warm spring and beach weather is rolling in after the weekend, meteorologists reported on Thursday. The inland temperature is predicted to rise up to 23 degrees on average on Monday, but is expected to go even further up to 26 degrees on Tuesday, weather agency KNMI said.

Apr 13 '15 11:00

A sunny week with little chance of rain lays ahead for the Netherlands, the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute predicts.

Apr 10 '15 07:42

Despite dense fog in the northwestern half in the country and mist in the rest on Friday morning, today is likely to be the first warm, sunny day of spring this year.

May 30 '14 09:56

Thursday was the coldest May 29th on record, with temperatures at the country’s meteorological headquarters in De Bilt, Utrecht never surpassing 12.0 degrees Celsius. The mercury did not rise higher than 12.3 degrees in 1983, the previous record for lowest high temperature, according to the Telegraaf newspaper.

Apr 10 '14 07:59

A new El Niño could be on the way, causing worldwide changes in the weather pattern. It is expected that the water in the Pacific Ocean will warm up quickly in the coming months, which will bring about a noticeable effect, meteorologists announce.

Mar 20 '14 12:46

The astronomical March equinox, or Spring, will start on Thursday at 5:57 p.m. And it's starting warm, or what the Dutch like to call it: 'terrasweer', or terrace weather.

Mar 6 '14 10:13

The first peerwit egg of the year was found in Gelderland Wednesday around midday on a plot of land in the area of Delwijnen in the municipality of Zaltbommel.