Average March Wind Speeds in the Netherlands





The tables below give the average wind speed and the number of days with strong winds in March for cities and other places around the Netherlands.

Each location has an average wind speed for the month in miles per hour (MPH) and kilometres per hour (KPH). Plus there's a total of the mean number of days with strong breezes.

Strong breezes are defined here as winds with speeds greater than 41 KPH (25 MPH or 22 knots). Winds of this strength can whip up 2.4 metre (eight foot) waves and move large tree branches.

All the numbers here are based on weather data collected from 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 days with strong breezes and wind speed in March
Days Place MPH KPH
5 Groningen 11.4 18.4
7 Leeuwarden 12.3 19.8
7 Oldambt 13.0 20.9

East Netherlands

March wind speed averages
Days Place MPH KPH
3 Arnhem 10.3 16.6
2 Berkelland 9.2 14.8
1 Enschede 8.7 14.0
6 Lelystad 12.1 19.4
5 Lingewaal 10.7 17.3
Noordoostpolder 11.0 17.6

West Netherlands

Wind speed averages for March
Days Place MPH KPH
2 Amersfoort 9.2 14.8
8 Amsterdam 12.8 20.5
9 Den Helder 14.1 22.7
7 Goes 12.1 19.4
14 Hook of Holland 16.8 27.0
15 IJmuiden 17.4 28.1
8 Katwijk 13.0 20.9
5 Lopik 11.2 18.0
7 Rotterdam 11.9 19.1
1 Utrecht 8.7 14.0
11 Vlissingen 14.8 23.8

South Netherlands

Total days with strong breezes and average wind speed in March
Days Place MPH KPH
2 Breda 9.6 15.5
3 Eindhoven 9.8 15.8
5 Maastricht 11.0 17.6
3 Uden 9.4 15.1
1 Venlo 8.1 13.0
Reference

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

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