Average Rainfall for the Netherlands in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during May 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 month's total rainfall is an average of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

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 monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Groningen 2.3 58
Hoogeveen 2.5 63
14 Leeuwarden 2.3 57
Oldambt 2.3 58
Stavoren 2.1 54
Terschelling 2.0 51

East Netherlands

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Arnhem 2.5 64
Berkelland 2.6 65
14 Enschede 2.5 62
Lelystad 2.5 63
Lingewaal 2.6 66
Noordoostpolder 2.5 64

West Netherlands

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Amersfoort 2.5 63
13 Amsterdam 2.2 56
13 Den Helder 1.8 46
Goes 2.3 59
Hoorn 2.2 55
13 Katwijk 2.2 55
13 Rotterdam 2.3 58
Terneuzen 2.3 59
14 Utrecht 2.4 62
14 Vlissingen 2.1 53

South Netherlands

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Breda 2.4 61
13 Eindhoven 2.1 55
15 Maastricht 2.6 66
14 Uden 2.4 60
Venlo 2.6 67
Reference

Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut. KNMI Klimatologie. Klimaatatlas. Stationsdata.

Netherlands Precipitation
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