#2303 – Summer Has Struck

ENGLISH Summer has struck the Netherlands. The summer solstice, the longest day of the year, was just about ten days ago, which means we have now entered my less favorite half of the year now, daylight-wise, haha. But more factually, earlier last week and this weekend, the Netherlands was struck with a heatwave. The heatwave…

#2119 – Where Was My Spring?

ENGLISH Now that it is June already, this means that we in the Netherlands have pretty much entered Summer this year. This would imply that we have just passed Spring, my favorite season of the four. However to be honest, this year has been quite unusual because … it feels like Spring did not happen…

#1602 – Stormy Weekend

ENGLISH On the weekend before my departure to Indonesia almost two weeks ago, the Netherlands was struck with another big storm. The wind would be so strong that KNMI (the Dutch meteorology institute) released a code red warning for the country, basically asking everyone to stay home/indoor for the day. Well, this warning made perfect sense because…

#1589 – Summer and Rain

ENGLISH If two weeks ago the Netherlands was struck by a heatwave, just the week later (last week), the weather here went back to its normal summer weather: cloudy and rainy, haha. You know, this month I am also busy with moving my stuffs to my new apartment. This time, I like to do it…

#1584 – When Heatwave Strikes

ENGLISH If you ask me “Which month is usually the hottest month in the Netherlands based on your experience?” I would have answered “May“. I know that some data (for instance the recent climate data we can find in the Wikipedia of Den Haag or the Netherlands) indicates that the hottest month is, usually, either…

#1358 – No Snow This Winter

ENGLISH Since it is March already and the weather today has been perfect (more on this, probably, in a later post), I guess I have to accept the fact the the streak is officially over. What streak? Well, the streak that I ALWAYS experienced snow in winter in the Netherlands, huahaha 😆 . Yes, I…