The best times to visit Brussels West for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 14th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Brussels West

Temperature

Average temperatures in Brussels West vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 29th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Brussels West, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 74.7°F (23.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.9°F (14.9°C) at night.

Brussels West Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Brussels West Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

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Brussels West Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Brussels West 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.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan43.23934.9
Feb44.539.334.7
Mar52.244.838.2
Apr61.352.443.9
May65.156.948.9
Jun69.961.854.1
Jul73.265.157.8
Aug72.464.256.9
Sep67.159.152.3
Oct59.652.847.2
Nov50.445.741.3
Dec4439.935.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan6.23.91.6
Feb6.94.11.5
Mar11.27.13.4
Apr16.311.36.6
May18.413.89.4
Jun21.116.612.3
Jul22.918.414.3
Aug22.417.913.8
Sep19.515.111.3
Oct15.311.68.4
Nov10.27.65.2
Dec6.74.42.1


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Brussels West are April, September, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

When can you find snow in Brussels West? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Brussels West is often around around December 17th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Brussels West.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Brussels West (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

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MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan29%4.32.7
Feb28%1.22.1
Mar21%0.62.2
Apr15%01.4
May23%02.7
Jun26%03.3
Jul25%03.1
Aug24%03.6
Sep18%02.1
Oct25%02.9
Nov25%0.62.4
Dec33%2.63.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan2910.96.9
Feb2835.3
Mar211.55.6
Apr1503.6
May2306.9
Jun2608.4
Jul2507.9
Aug2409.1
Sep1805.3
Oct2507.4
Nov251.56.1
Dec336.68.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Brussels West has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (54% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (80.2%).

Wind in Brussels West is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by January and February. December’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 12.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Brussels West.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.9Gentle breeze11.7Significant breeze
Feb7.7Gentle breeze11.4Significant breeze
Mar7.2Gentle breeze10.8Significant breeze
Apr6.5Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
May6.4Light breeze9.8Significant breeze
Jun6.1Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze
Jul5.9Light breeze9.1Significant breeze
Aug5.9Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze
Sep5.8Light breeze8.8Significant breeze
Oct6.5Light breeze10Gentle breeze
Nov7.4Gentle breeze11Significant breeze
Dec8Gentle breeze12Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan78.6%
Feb73.7%
Mar62.1%
Apr54%
May58.3%
Jun60.2%
Jul61.4%
Aug63.2%
Sep68.9%
Oct74.8%
Nov80.2%
Dec80.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Brussels West?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Brussels West, Belgium is May, followed by January and July. 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 Brussels West in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 53.9 in December means 53.9% of the tourists vs. May.


Overall Brussels West Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 68.4°F (20.2°C) and 48.2°F (9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Brussels West, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70.3°F (21.3°C) and 44.7°F (7.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Brussels West to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.2°F (9°C) and 41.3°F (5.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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