The 14 Liberation Day festivals in the Netherlands on Thursday drew a record number of over a million people, according to the police. The most visited festivals were in Groningen, Zwolle, Wageningen and Haarlem.
The Netherlands is set to have the sunniest Liberation Day ever on Thursday. Meteorologists at Weerplaza expects just over 14 hours of sunshine, thereby breaking the record stemming from 2000 when the sun shone on the country for exactly 14 hours
After a cold night in large part of the country, afternoon temperatures reached at least 12° Celsius in the Netherlands on Monday, with some places even seeing temps of 14 degrees, according to Weerplaza.nl.
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.
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.
While many places in the Netherlands have sunshine on Tuesday, that does not mean the winter is coming to an end. The rest of the week will be cold, with overnight freezes and a small chance of rain or wet snow, according to Weerplaza.
The Netherlands can expect more winter weather later this week, according to Weerplaza. Halfway through the week cold air will flow into the country from the north and temperatures will drop significantly.
For the first time in 38 years, the Netherlands will have a full moon on Christmas, according to Weerplaza.
The Netherlands will experience beautiful weather during the last days of October, Weerplaza expects. Today started sunny and the afternoon temperatures are expected to reach a lovely 17 degrees.
Amsterdam residents can expect heavy rain on Wednesday, with maybe a few rays of sunshine during the morning
Friday morning started stormy with heavy showers for the east and southeast of the country. According to Weerplaza, up to 30 milliliters of rain fell in some places, accompanied by thunder. Thunderstorms are also expected for tonight and Saturday night.
King Willem-Alexander's birthday will be celebrated across the Netherlands on Monday.
The fog and cloud cover may break enough in some areas of the Netherlands to make this morning's solar eclipse visible. The eclipse will start at 09:30 a.m and reach its' peak at 10:37 a.m. The eclipse will be over by 11:48 a.m.
It is very likely that it is going to snow on Saturday. Some places may even have to deal with a real snow layer. According to Weerplaza, the hills in Limburg may even get more than 20 centimeters of snow.
After a disruption in the Summer weather by last week's heavy storm, The Netherlands will soon be basking in the warm sun again, as temperatures are expected to rise to 25 degrees on Wednesday, and even a possible 30 on Friday, as weerplaza reports.
The Pentecost weekend is going to be very warm in The Netherlands, with tropical weather expected by Weerplaza. Saturday as well as Monday, the temperatures will rise to above 30 degrees.