A ‘windchill’ temperature of -17 is expected for the Netherlands this week!

There’s this lovely Dutch word called ‘gevoelstemperatuur’ now before you break your tongue by trying to pronounce it, I looked it up on the interwebz to see what the proper English phrase for it is – turns out it’s called ‘windchill’ (instead of the official Dunglish translation of gefeelingstemperature). Good to know since this week the ‘windchill’ will be at a forking minus 17 degrees!

The weather this week in the Netherlands

In the coming days we can expect some real winter cold. Up to and including Friday the temperatures are just below freezing. At the end of the week, the thermometer can drop to -10 degrees in some places at night. During the day it is just below zero, but just like the last few days it can feel a lot colder outside by the wind. That was also this morning: it was 3 to 5 degrees below zero, but it felt a lot colder.

There might be some snow later in the week, the news will give us useless tips like ‘don’t let grandma outside for a ski-adventure of 2 days this week’ and obviously each and every true Dutchie will ramble on about ice-skating (we will too).

This is Amsterdam for the next 7 days, doesn’t look too bad right?

Good luck everybody tomorrow and don’t forget to send us your gorgeous icey pictures!

Want to keep seeing these cool updates? (pun intended) Facebook is changing their newsfeed, so if you still want to see DutchReview in the future (and we want to keep seeing you!) be sure to select DutchReview as ‘see first’ in your newsfeed and to join our brand new and shiny Facebook group!
 
(oh, and hop on board of that newsletter, youtube-channel and Instagram while you’re at it!)
Abuzer van Leeuwen 🇳🇱
Abuzer van Leeuwen 🇳🇱http://www.abuzervanleeuwen.nl
Abuzer founded DutchReview a decade ago because he thought expats needed it and wanted to make amends for the Dutch cuisine. He has a Masters in Political Science and IT but somewhere always wanted to study history or good old football. He also a mortgage in the Netherlands and will happily tell you too how to get one. Born and raised in Rotterdam, Abuzer now lives in Leiden but is always longing back to his own international year in Italy.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related posts

Latest posts

Thousands of people in the Netherlands have just lost their GP: here’s why

If you've been hit by a particularly irritating ailment, need to pop down to your local doctor, and are registered at a Co-Med practice......

Save the date: for the first time ever, no trains will run to or from Amsterdam Centraal

Usually, you think of positive things when someone tells you that history is about to be made. However, in this case, you might just...

7 places to live near Amsterdam: the ultimate guide

Looking for the best places to live near Amsterdam? We get it.  So the inevitable happened: you spent some time in the Netherlands’ biggest metropolis,...

It's happening

Upcoming events

The latest Dutch news.
In your inbox.