The climate in BelgiumAverage daytime and nighttime temperatures
All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 15 measuring stations in Belgium.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.
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Climate zone: Moderate zone of the northern hemisphere
The climate in Belgium widely corresponds to the German weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from June to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.
› Duration of daylight and sunshine in Belgium
hours of sunshine per day
rainy days per month
Precipitation in mm/day
Relative humidity in %
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Climate charts for other regions in Belgium
Temperature records of the last 72 yearsThe hottest temperature measured from 1949 to June 2021 was reported by the Bruessel weather station. In July 2019 the record temperature of 39.7 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September was recorded in 2006 with an average temperature of 19.2 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 16.8 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 24.1 °C.
The coldest day in these 72 years was reported by the weather station Bruessel. Here the temperature dropped to -13.0 °C in February 2012. Bruessel lies at an altitude of 101 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1963 with an average temperature of -0.1 °C. In Belgium, it is usual to have about 4.5 degrees more at 4.3 °C for this three-month period.
The most precipitation fell in August 1996. With 7.5 mm per day, the Bruessel weather station recorded the highest monthly average of the last 72 years.
Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements.