The Hague - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

Cool and wet year round. It never really gets hot here, nor does it spend any significant amount of time below freezing. The rain and wind can really wear you down though, especially with the short days of winter. - May 2022

Winters are very wet and cold, but rarely cold enough to snow. Spring and summer are absolutely beautiful. In August, there may be a couple weeks where it reaches the high 80s/90s, but otherwise very enjoyable. Keep in mind that the rain does not stop life from happening here. Children often still have recess outside and you’ll find many people on the hiking path and bike paths. - Feb 2021

It does rain a fair amount but it hasn't stopped us from enjoying ourselves. It doesn't usually rain all day when it does rain. The winters are dark, cold and wet like most of Europe. - Jan 2019

Horrible. Rain, cold, wind, ice pellets in winter, dark 17 hours per day in winter. Summer is fairly comfortable but never really gets above 75F and it's daylight 17 hours per day. - Feb 2015

Northern marine. We previously lived in Seattle for about 5 years. Weather here is sunnier, but similar overall. The weather changes quickly. Don't expect much snow in the north of the country. For winter break, many Dutch will travel south to Germany, Austria, France, and Switzerland to ski. - Jun 2014

It is cold, windy and rainy much of the time. The Hague is right on the North Sea so the wind is quite strong. It is very far north so the summer days are long but the winter days are brutally short and dark. - Apr 2014

It can rain quite a bit here.we had summer in April and June, it has been cold in June and July...i am using my fall sweaters.last year was great, though. - Jul 2011

Wet Wet Wet and Windy Windy Windy - rains probably 5 days out of 7 and is cool. Bring rain coat/pants. Umbrellas are usually broke up pretty quick in the wind. Spring is in late March through mid May with temps in the 50's; June-August is supposed to be summer but temps rarely climb above 75;September - December is the fall time and it rains and wind blows with temps in the 40's/50's; December through March is cold and wet with dustings of snow almost every other night - no major accumulation - just enough to throw the morning commute into a tizzy. - Nov 2010

It does rain quite often, but life goes on. - Jul 2010

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