Average Annual Precipitation for the Netherlands





The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities and other places in the Netherlands.

Each location has a total for the normal amount of precipitation it usually gets this month. Many places also have a count of the number of days with wet weather. The calculation of days only includes those when precipitation amounted to at least 0.1 millimetres (0.004 inches).

The annual amount of precipitation is an average of weather data collected during 1991 to 2020.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the country: North Netherlands, East Netherlands, West Netherlands and South Netherlands.

North Netherlands covers the provinces of Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe. East Netherlands includes Overijssel, Gelderland and Flevoland. West Netherlands provinces are Utrecht, North Holland, South Holland and Zeeland. South Netherlands has North Brabant and Limburg provinces.

North Netherlands

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
235 Groningen 31.7 805
230 Hoogeveen 32.8 834
236 Leeuwarden 32.7 829
216 Oldambt 30.2 766
228 Stavoren 29.7 755

East Netherlands

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
230 Arnhem 34.2 868
206 Berkelland 30.5 775
225 Enschede 30.9 784
228 Lelystad 32.4 824
208 Lingewaal 30.9 786
220 Noordoostpolder 31.7 805
207 Zwolle 30.5 774

West Netherlands

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
233 Amsterdam 33.5 850
233 Den Helder 31.0 787
Hoek van Holland 34.3 872
224 Hoorn 34.0 864
Leiden
220 Lopik 30.3 770
231 Rotterdam 34.7 882
216 Terneuzen 30.9 786
236 Utrecht 33.6 855
224 Vlissingen 29.9 759

South Netherlands

Average annual precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
226 Breda 31.5 799
218 Eindhoven 29.5 750
221 Maastricht 29.8 757
217 Uden 29.1 739
200 Venlo 28.9 733
Reference

KNMI, Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut. Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat. Klimaatviewer

Netherlands Precipitation
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