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When to go to Belgium: The climate of Belgium

Belgium is a nation that has a temperate maritime climate influenced by the presence of the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The country in general has gray and rainy days with great variability, with mild summers and cold winters. The rains are well distributed throughout the year, there is no dry season. Snow is common in the winter months, while the rains and snowfalls are of the highest intensity in correspondence with the Ardennes reliefs.

Winters in Belgium, especially those in the interior of the country, are wet and cold with frequent fogs. In the capital, Brussels, the average minimum winter temperatures are around 0 ° C, while the average maximum temperatures are around 5 ° C / 6 ° C. Summers in Brussels are mild with average maximum temperatures around 22 ° C and average minimum temperatures of 13 ° C.

In Belgium, average annual rainfall varies between 700 mm along the coast and 1,000 mm in the hills of the Ardennes. It must be said that along the coast the maximum rainfall occurs in autumn, while in the eastern hilly areas the wettest months are the summer ones.

WHEN TO GO TO BELGIUM

To go to Belgium the warmer months are preferable. So the best time to visit Belgium are the warmer months from May to September with longer days.

WHEN TO GO TO BELGIUM: CLIMATIC TABLES

BRUSSELS (13 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days (snowy days)
January0,75,776,1 19,2 (5,2)
February0,76,663,1 16,3 (5,9)
March3,110,470,0 17,8 (3,2)
April5,314,251,3 15,9 (2,4)
May9,218,166,5 16,2
June11,920,671,8 15,0
July14,023,073,5 14,3
August13,622,679,3 14,5
September10,919,068,9 15,7
October7,814,774,5 16,6
November4,19,576,4 18,8 (2,4)
December1,66,181,0 19,3 (4,6)
YEAR6,914,2852,4 199 (24,1)

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