The best times to visit Machelen 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.


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Weather in Machelen

Temperature

Average temperatures in Machelen 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 33rd 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 Machelen, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 75.3°F (24.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.7°F (13.7°C) at night.

Machelen Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Machelen 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.

Machelen Perceived Temperature (F)

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Machelen Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Machelen 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)
Jan4338.834
Feb44.338.933.7
Mar51.444.136.6
Apr60.651.141.2
May64.75646.9
Jun706151.8
Jul73.664.755.8
Aug72.96455.3
Sep66.558.250.2
Oct5952.145.6
Nov50.745.840.7
Dec44.139.935

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan6.13.81.1
Feb6.83.80.9
Mar10.86.72.6
Apr15.910.65.1
May18.213.38.3
Jun21.116.111
Jul23.118.213.2
Aug22.717.812.9
Sep19.214.610.1
Oct1511.27.6
Nov10.47.74.8
Dec6.74.41.7


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Machelen are April, September, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

When can you find snow in Machelen? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around June, especially close to early to mid June. The best time to ski (if at all) in Machelen is often around around June 11th 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 Machelen.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan25%1.82.3
Feb19%0.91.5
Mar19%2.11.8
Apr11%00.9
May19%01.8
Jun20%8.72.2
Jul24%0.42.4
Aug22%02.6
Sep17%01.4
Oct19%02.2
Nov23%2.12.1
Dec30%2.52.9

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan254.65.8
Feb192.33.8
Mar195.34.6
Apr1102.3
May1904.6
Jun2022.15.6
Jul2416.1
Aug2206.6
Sep1703.6
Oct1905.6
Nov235.35.3
Dec306.47.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Machelen has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (59% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (79.9%).

Wind in Machelen is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.5 MPH or 16.9 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 early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 16 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan9.1Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
Feb8.1Gentle breeze13.4Significant breeze
Mar7.7Gentle breeze13Significant breeze
Apr6.2Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
May6.7Light breeze12.2Significant breeze
Jun6.3Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
Jul6.5Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
Aug6.3Light breeze11.5Significant breeze
Sep6Light breeze10.9Significant breeze
Oct6.5Light breeze11.2Significant breeze
Nov7.9Gentle breeze13Significant breeze
Dec9Gentle breeze14.5Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan78%
Feb74.4%
Mar65.9%
Apr59%
May62%
Jun63.3%
Jul64%
Aug65.4%
Sep71.4%
Oct76%
Nov79.9%
Dec79.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Machelen?

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 Machelen, 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 Machelen 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 Machelen Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.8°F (19.9°C) and 47.9°F (8.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 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 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Machelen, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.9°F (20.5°C) and 45°F (7.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 Machelen to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.9°F (8.8°C) and 41°F (5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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