Climate in Zeeland

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Zeeland in a height of 10m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Zeeland is one of the coldest regions in the Netherlands with an average daily high temperature of only 14 degrees centigrade. The climate widely corresponds to Central European weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening during a year. It rarely gets really warm here. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from June to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Zeeland
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 8 hours per day, June is the sunniest month in the province of Zeeland. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Zeeland
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 14 rainy days, November offers the most number of rainy days, and in April the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Zeeland
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.1 mm, the least rain falls in April. August, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Zeeland

Most important cities in the province »Zeeland«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Middelburg and Vlissingen. The province has a west-east extension of about 60 km and over 60 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Middelburg46,48551° 30' 0"N3° 36' 50"E
Vlissingen45,27351° 26' 33"N3° 34' 25"E
Goes36,93151° 30' 15"N3° 53' 20"E
Terneuzen27,93051° 20' 9"N3° 49' 40"E
Borssele22,28551° 25' 24"N3° 44' 5"E
Veere22,17351° 32' 54"N3° 40' 0"E
Hulst10,80251° 16' 48"N4° 3' 10"E
Axel8,14951° 16' 0"N3° 54' 30"E
Tholen7,73251° 31' 54"N4° 13' 15"E
Yerseke6,54151° 29' 33"N4° 2' 60"E
Haamstede4,70751° 41' 49"N3° 44' 35"E
Bruinisse3,98051° 39' 42"N4° 5' 40"E
Sas van Gent3,85651° 13' 39"N3° 47' 55"E
Zaamslag2,98051° 18' 45"N3° 54' 45"E
Koewacht2,65651° 13' 42"N3° 58' 25"E
Sluiskil2,41151° 16' 42"N3° 50' 10"E
Sluis2,32251° 18' 30"N3° 23' 10"E
Westdorpe2,11351° 13' 57"N3° 49' 35"E
Kamperland2,04951° 34' 18"N3° 42' 15"E
Renesse1,58351° 43' 57"N3° 46' 30"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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