When is the best time to go to Leuven?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Leuven are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are January and December


Annual weather in Leuven

For full information about the climate and weather in Leuven a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 36°F/43°F
4.1in
February 38°F/45°F
3.3in
March 41°F/52°F
3.1in
April 47°F/59°F
1.9in
May 52°F/65°F
2.9in
June 59°F/72°F
2.7in
July 63°F/76°F
2.6in
August 61°F/76°F
2.7in
September 56°F/70°F
1.7in
October 50°F/59°F
2.5in
November 45°F/50°F
3.5in
December 40°F/45°F
4.7in


Weather and climate in Leuven

Leuven enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Leuven is 59°F (ranging from 43°F in january to 76°F in july). Annual rainfall is 35.4in, with a minimum of 1.7in in september and a maximum of 4.7in in december.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is the worst possible. At lunchtime, it's 50°F in average and it rains about 17% of the time in march.
  • Between april and august the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 76°F and it rains about 2.7in each month.
  • In the month of september the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 90°F and it rains about 10% of the time in september.
  • In the month of october the climate is passable, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 54°F and it rains in october about 2.5in.
  • In the month of november the climate is not good. The record temperature this month is 67°F and you can expect to have 3.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In december the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 41°F and it rains about 25% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Leuven

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Leuven: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Humidity


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Leuven

Find out when Leuven has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Leuven

  • Very low season in Leuven
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January and February.
  • Low season in Leuven
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March.
  • High season in Leuven
    The number of visitors to Leuven is high in: April, May, July, August, October, November and December.
  • Peek season in Leuven
    The largest number of tourists visiting Leuven is during: June and September.

Figure: Visitor index for Leuven month by month


Best time for low prices in Leuven

Average prices of hotels in Leuven month by month

Generally, August is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Leuven. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, June is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room



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