South Holland, Netherlands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to South Holland, Netherlands? If you're planning to go to South Holland, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to South Holland, Netherlands

Based on the climate and weather in South Holland, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for South Holland, Netherlands by month

January

January here can be brisk, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots

February

February in South Holland is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces

March

March in South Holland can be very chilly, very rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage

April

April for South Holland can be very chilly, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear

May

Traveling to South Holland in May, you will notice that it is crisp, very rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

June

June in South Holland is chilly, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

July

If you visit South Holland during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

August

If you visit South Holland during August, you are likely to find that it is mild, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts

September

In September, South Holland is cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and occasionally jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for South Holland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

October

If you go to South Holland in October, you will notice that it is cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

November

November here can be brisk, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

December

If you go to South Holland in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain most days and snow sometimes.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for South Holland, Netherlands

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in South Holland
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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