Belgium weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Belgium

The best time to visit in Belgium is from June until September, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Belgium is 23°C in July and the lowest is 5°C in January.

Belgium has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Belgium or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Belgium by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 5 6 11 15 18 21 23 23 20 15 10 6
Precipitation (mm) 43 34 41 22 40 42 45 44 26 29 40 52
Climate data from city: Brussels

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14 day weather forecast Belgium

The weather for in Belgium will be 21° till 14° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Belgium is based on the weather conditions in the city of Brussels.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
13°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 4
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
10°
0.2 mm 15% 4 m/s 2
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
1.0 mm 50% 5 m/s 2
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0.1 mm 10% 5 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
12°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 3
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
6.8 mm 85% 3 m/s 1
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
15°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 0
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
11°
1.1 mm 25% 4 m/s 1
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
10°
1.0 mm 50% 3 m/s 1
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
10°
1.3 mm 55% 3 m/s 0
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
2.4 mm 70% 7 m/s 0

Climate Belgium

Belgium has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Belgium is 14° degrees and there is about 459 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 120 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Belgium

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 5 6 11 15 18 21 23 23 20 15 10 6
Night temp. (°C) 1 1 3 6 8 11 14 13 11 8 5 2
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 43 34 41 22 40 42 45 44 26 29 40 52
Days with rain 17 13 15 15 19 17 19 17 13 15 16 18
Days with snow 5 5 2 - - - - - - - 1 4
Dry days 9 10 14 15 12 13 12 14 17 16 13 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 6 8 8 9 9 9 8 6 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 2 3 3 4 5 5 5 4 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Brussels

Belgium weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Belgium? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Belgium?

Belgium lies in a straight line about 9,487 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Brussels). By car the distance is 13,137 km. You are on your way 173 hours and 50 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Belgium?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Belgium is approximately 13 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Belgium?

These are the largest airports in Belgium:

  • Brussels Airport – Brussels
  • Brussels South Charleroi Airport – Brussels
  • Antwerp International Airport (Deurne) – Antwerp
  • Liège Airport – Liège
  • Ostend-Bruges International Airport – Ostend

How many inhabitants are there in Belgium?

Belgium has approximately 11,409,388 inhabitants.

How big is Belgium?

The area of Belgium is around 30,528 km². It is 40x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Belgium?

The capital of Belgium is Brussels.

What is the currency of Belgium?

In Belgium the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 September 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.055 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 18.32 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 0.546 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 183.22 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 5.46 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 1,832.19 Euro

What is the area code of Belgium?

The area code to call Belgium is +32.