When is the best time to go to Belgium?

When is the best time to go to Belgium? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Belgium, the weather is good everywhere in June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Brussels are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Brussels are June, July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The cities with the best climate are Antwerp, Gent, Aalst, Dendermonde, Eeklo, Geraardsbergen, Kortrijk, Mechelen and Mouscron, with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Brugge are August and September


For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Belgium for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 34°F to 43°F
2 to 17 days*
February 36°F to 43°F
3 to 14 days*
March 41°F to 49°F
2 to 13 days*
April 49°F to 58°F
1 to 12 days*
May 54°F to 61°F
2 to 18 days*
June 61°F to 68°F
2 to 18 days*
July 63°F to 72°F
3 to 19 days*
August 63°F to 72°F
3 to 17 days*
September 58°F to 67°F
1 to 12 days*
October 50°F to 58°F
2 to 16 days*
November 43°F to 50°F
1 to 17 days*
December 38°F to 45°F
2 to 19 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Belgium by cities

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Brussels

Brussels

The best months to go to Brussels are may, june, july, august and september.

Antwerp

Antwerp

The best months to go to Antwerp are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Bouillon

Bouillon

The best months to go to Bouillon are june, july, august and september.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Belgium

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Belgium and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Brussels, Antwerp, Bouillon, Brugge and Charleroi, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Belgium?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Brussels43°F45°F52°F59°F65°F72°F74°F74°F68°F59°F50°F45°F
Antwerp43°F45°F52°F61°F65°F72°F74°F74°F68°F61°F50°F45°F
Bouillon41°F43°F52°F59°F63°F70°F74°F74°F68°F59°F50°F43°F
Brugge45°F45°F50°F58°F61°F68°F72°F72°F68°F61°F52°F47°F
Charleroi41°F43°F50°F59°F63°F70°F74°F74°F68°F59°F50°F43°F
De Panne45°F47°F52°F58°F63°F68°F72°F72°F68°F61°F52°F47°F
Durbuy40°F41°F50°F58°F61°F68°F72°F72°F67°F58°F49°F41°F
Gent43°F45°F52°F61°F65°F72°F74°F74°F70°F61°F52°F45°F
Liege41°F45°F52°F59°F65°F70°F74°F74°F68°F59°F50°F45°F
Louvain-la-Neuve41°F45°F52°F59°F65°F70°F74°F74°F68°F59°F50°F45°F
Namur41°F43°F50°F59°F63°F70°F74°F74°F68°F59°F50°F43°F
Neufchâteau38°F40°F47°F56°F59°F67°F70°F70°F65°F56°F47°F41°F
Ostend45°F45°F50°F56°F61°F67°F70°F70°F67°F61°F52°F47°F
Ypres43°F47°F52°F59°F65°F70°F74°F74°F68°F61°F52°F47°F
Houffalize38°F40°F47°F56°F61°F67°F70°F70°F65°F56°F47°F40°F
Nieuwpoort45°F47°F52°F58°F63°F68°F72°F72°F68°F61°F52°F47°F
Villers-la-Ville41°F43°F50°F59°F63°F70°F74°F74°F68°F59°F50°F43°F
Bastogne38°F40°F49°F56°F61°F67°F70°F70°F65°F56°F47°F40°F
Bredene-aan-Zee45°F45°F50°F56°F61°F67°F70°F70°F67°F61°F52°F47°F
De Haan45°F45°F50°F56°F61°F67°F70°F70°F67°F61°F52°F47°F

Legend:

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather



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Is this weather information for Belgium reliable?

Climate data for Belgium has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Belgium allows us to determine the average for each month in Brussels, Antwerp, Bouillon, Brugge, Charleroi, De Panne, Durbuy, Gent, and 56 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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