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

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Traveling to Zaandam, Netherlands? If you're planning to go to Zaandam, this article contains 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 Zaandam, Netherlands

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

Important essentials for Zaandam, Netherlands

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Zaandam, Netherlands

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Zaandam.

What to wear/what to pack for Zaandam, Netherlands by month

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January

January in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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February

If you are traveling to Zaandam in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you are traveling to Zaandam in March, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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April

Traveling to Zaandam in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May in Zaandam is relatively 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

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

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July

In July, Zaandam is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Zaandam, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

In August, Zaandam is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Zaandam, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

If you are traveling to Zaandam in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you vacation in Zaandam during October, you are likely to see that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s 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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November

If you visit Zaandam during November, you might see 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 high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you visit Zaandam during December, you might see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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