The best times to visit Antwerp for ideal weather are
May 21st to October 7th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Antwerp Travel Guide
Weather in Antwerp
Average temperatures in Antwerp vary little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 65 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Antwerp, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 54.4°F (12.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 44.3°F (6.8°C) at night.
Antwerp Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Antwerp Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Antwerp Perceived Temperature (F)
Antwerp Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Antwerp Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Antwerp.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Antwerp (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Antwerp has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (64.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.7%).
Wind in Antwerp is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 11.2 knots (12.9 MPH or 20.7 KPH) is considered “moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early-to-mid-January where average top sustained speeds reach 18.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Antwerp.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||11.1||a moderate breeze||16.8||a moderate breeze|
|Feb||9.9||a gentle breeze||15.2||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||9.3||a gentle breeze||14.8||a moderate breeze|
|Apr||8.1||a gentle breeze||13.5||a moderate breeze|
|May||8.8||a gentle breeze||14.3||a moderate breeze|
|Jun||8.1||a gentle breeze||13.4||a moderate breeze|
|Jul||8.3||a gentle breeze||13.8||a moderate breeze|
|Aug||8.3||a gentle breeze||13.6||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||7.9||a gentle breeze||12.8||a moderate breeze|
|Oct||8.7||a gentle breeze||13.7||a moderate breeze|
|Nov||10.2||a gentle breeze||16.1||a moderate breeze|
|Dec||11.2||a moderate breeze||17||a fresh breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Antwerp?
As of 5/2/2017 there are travel warnings for Belgium; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Antwerp, Belgium is January, followed by July and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Antwerp in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Antwerp Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 48.6°F (9.2°C) and 34.9°F (1.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have slightly cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is busy season for tourism in Antwerp, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 51.1°F (10.6°C) and 34.5°F (1.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Antwerp to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 34.5°F (1.4°C) and 31.1°F (-0.5°C). These times of year are the busiest with tourists.