With a mild and damp climate, expats should invest in a sturdy umbrella as Amsterdam sees lots of rain throughout the year, particularly in the winter months from October or November to February. The weather in Amsterdam can be highly changeable, so expats can expect sudden drops in temperature even in summer.

Summers are mild and warm with temperatures averaging between 68°F (20°C) and 71°F (22°C), while winters can be bitterly cold and frosty, with temperatures dropping to freezing.