Average Sunshine in the Netherlands for August

The tables below give August averages for the amount of sunshine at cities and other places in the Netherlands.

Each location has three measures for how much sun it typically gets this month. The number for % Sun is the usual percentage of daylight hours with sunshine

Hours gives the total hours of sunshine that's normal this month. Days statistics are for the typical number of days in August with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 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

Total August sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
40 Groningen 184 30
43 Leeuwarden 195 30

East Netherlands

Average amount of sun in August
% Sun Place Hours Days
39 Arnhem 178 30
41 Enschede 184 30
43 Lelystad 193 30

West Netherlands

Average August sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
43 Amsterdam 197 30
46 Den Helder 208 30
45 Goes 205 30
46 Katwijk 207 30
43 Rotterdam 197 30
41 Utrecht 188 30
46 Vlissingen 207 30

South Netherlands

August sunshine averages
% Sun Place Hours Days
42 Breda 190 30
42 Eindhoven 189 30
42 Maastricht 187 29

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

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