Zaanse Schans, Netherlands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Zaanse Schans, Netherlands

Based on the climate and weather in Zaanse Schans, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Zaanse Schans, Netherlands by month

January

If you visit Zaanse Schans during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. 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 about half of the time and snow once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Zaanse Schans in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow occasionally.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Zaanse Schans is pretty cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Zaanse Schans in April, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Zaanse Schans during May, you are likely to find that it is chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Zaanse Schans during June, you are likely to find that it is cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Zaanse Schans in August, you will notice that it can be chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Zaanse Schans is chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Zaanse Schans, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Zaanse Schans can be chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Zaanse Schans in November, you will notice that it is brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Zaanse Schans in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Zaanse Schans, Netherlands

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Zaanse Schans, 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 Zaanse Schans
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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