‘Doei’ sunshine, hello Dutch weather: this week brings wind, rain, and lower temperatures

Hopefully, you took advantage of the sunny weather this past weekend because the weather in the Netherlands is soon returning to its usual miserable self.

Before we all start mourning the end of a hot summer, we will get one last kiss of sunshine and warm temperatures this week. After that? Unpredictable Dutch summer weather.

The last hurrah of sunshine

To help us get through the beginning of the work week, the weather will bless us with dazzling sunshine and pleasant temperatures between 25 and 28 degrees Celsius.

But this summery perfection will last until Wednesday, reports NU.nl — so lap up as much of the sun’s rays as you can before then. Anyone for a quick beach trip after work? 🙋‍♀️

READ MORE | Best beaches in the Netherlands: the ultimate guide to Dutch beaches

From Thursday onwards, things will take a change for the worst. (Okay, maybe not the worst, but definitely not the best.) Hot summer weather is abandoning us and leaving us at the mercy of typical Dutch weather. Pause for tears.

Here comes the rain

Thursday might start with balmy temperatures of up to 26 degrees Celsius, but the chance of rain showers will increase throughout the day. Guess it’s time to start carrying our raincoats around again. 😔

@driplist There hasn’t been 1 good day in July this year LIKE WHAT DID WE DO TO DESERVE THIS!!?!!?!!?😅 #summerinthenetherlands #livinginthenetherlands #amsterdam #netherlands #dutchiescanrelate ♬ original sound – ab

Not only could we have the possibility of rain pouring down on us, but it will probably be lashed at our faces by a strong westerly wind, too.

READ MORE | Why does it rain so much in the Netherlands?

Will Friday and Saturday get better? Helaas, the answer is no. There will be a daily chance for rain and temperatures that don’t get higher than 20 degrees Celsius. Echt niet leuk!

How do you feel about the hot summer weather coming to an end? Tell us in the comments!

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Simone Jacobs
Simone Jacobs
Originally from South Africa, Simone is having fun navigating the Dutch language, steep stairs, and bicycles (which she still manages to fall off of with her short, non-Dutch legs). An animal lover at heart, Simone can typically be found under her (growing?) mound of cats, where she uses the opportunity to read, write, and watch video compilations of creatures.


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