IJmuiden

Coordinates: 52°27′31″N 4°37′10″E / 52.45861°N 4.61944°E / 52.45861; 4.61944
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IJmuiden
City
Satellite photo of all but south-east corner of Velsen municipality which includes this port and its opposing steelworks.
Satellite photo of IJmuiden and Velsen area
Within North Holland; and the Netherlands (inset, left)
Within North Holland; and the Netherlands (inset, left)
IJmuiden in the municipality of Velsen
IJmuiden in the municipality of Velsen
Coordinates: 52°27′31″N 4°37′10″E / 52.45861°N 4.61944°E / 52.45861; 4.61944
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
MunicipalityVelsen
Area
 • Total12.91 km2 (4.98 sq mi)
Elevation1.9 m (6.2 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total32,185
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
1970-1976[1]
Dialing code0255

IJmuiden is a port city in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is the main town in the municipality of Velsen.

DFDS Seaways serves a route between IJmuiden and Newcastle Upon Tyne.[3]

Sights[change | change source]

  • Fort Island of IJmuiden[4]
  • St. Gregory’s Church[5]

Climate[change | change source]

IJmuiden has an oceanic climate.

The highest temperature ever recorded in IJmuiden was 37.3 °C (99.1 °F) on 19 July 2022.

The lowest temperature ever recorded in IJmuiden was −16.0 °C (3.2 °F) on 4 February 2012.

The highest wind gust ever recorded in IJmuiden was 173 km/h (107 mph) on 3 January 2012.

The highest 24-hour precipitation sum in IJmuiden was 96.6 millimeters on 28 July 2014.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2 May 2022. three entries
  2. "Postcodetool for 1791AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. 24 July 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  3. https://www.dfds.com/nl-nl/overtochten-passagiers/minicruises/engeland/minicruise-naar-newcastle
  4. https://www.landmarkscout.com/fort-island-ijmuiden-guarding-the-water-way-to-amsterdam-the-netherlands/
  5. https://reliwiki.nl/index.php/IJmuiden,_Kanaalstraat_226_-_Gregorius