Climate in Zeeland

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page come 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. 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 up 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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Sunshine hours per day
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 least.
Rain days per month
A rain day is a day on which at least 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 rain days, November offers the most rain days, while April has the fewest.
Precipitation amount in mm/day
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 amount of 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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