Schiphol Airport, Netherlands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Schiphol Airport, Netherlands? If you're planning to go to Schiphol Airport, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Schiphol Airport, Netherlands

Based on the climate and weather in Schiphol Airport, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Schiphol Airport, Netherlands

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Schiphol Airport, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Schiphol Airport, Netherlands by month

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January

January in Schiphol Airport is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

In February, Schiphol Airport can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Schiphol Airport, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

If you visit Schiphol Airport during March, you will probably notice that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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April

April in Schiphol Airport can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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May

May in Schiphol Airport is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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June

If you go to Schiphol Airport in June, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

Traveling to Schiphol Airport in July, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Schiphol Airport in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

September here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October in Schiphol Airport is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Schiphol Airport is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Schiphol Airport, Netherlands

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Schiphol Airport.

If you see the Rijksmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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