The best times to visit Turnhout for ideal weather are

May 14th 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.



Other Turnhout Travel Info

Weather in Turnhout


Average temperatures in Turnhout vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 36th 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 Turnhout, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 77.6°F (25.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.6°F (13.1°C) at night.

Turnhout Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Turnhout Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Turnhout Perceived Temperature (F)


Turnhout Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Turnhout 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 43.2 38.3 33.2
Feb 43.8 37.9 32.4
Mar 52.8 44 35.6
Apr 60.9 50.8 40.1
May 64.6 55.5 46.1
Jun 71.2 61.6 51.2
Jul 75.4 65.7 55.8
Aug 73.7 63.9 54.3
Sep 67.8 58.4 49.5
Oct 61.2 53.2 46.2
Nov 51.4 45.8 40.4
Dec 44.8 40.4 35.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.2 3.5 0.7
Feb 6.6 3.3 0.2
Mar 11.6 6.7 2
Apr 16.1 10.4 4.5
May 18.1 13.1 7.8
Jun 21.8 16.4 10.7
Jul 24.1 18.7 13.2
Aug 23.2 17.7 12.4
Sep 19.9 14.7 9.7
Oct 16.2 11.8 7.9
Nov 10.8 7.7 4.7
Dec 7.1 4.7 1.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Turnhout are April, March, 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 mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.

When can you find snow in Turnhout? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Turnhout.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 23% 0 2
Feb 22% 0 1.7
Mar 13% 0 1.3
Apr 10% 0 0.9
May 16% 0 1.6
Jun 18% 0 2
Jul 26% 0 2.8
Aug 32% 0 4.3
Sep 19% 0 2.2
Oct 20% 0 2.2
Nov 21% 0 2.1
Dec 25% 0 2.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 0 5.1
Feb 22 0 4.3
Mar 13 0 3.3
Apr 10 0 2.3
May 16 0 4.1
Jun 18 0 5.1
Jul 26 0 7.1
Aug 32 0 10.9
Sep 19 0 5.6
Oct 20 0 5.6
Nov 21 0 5.3
Dec 25 0 7.1


Humidity and Wind

Turnhout has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (72.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (94%).

Wind in Turnhout is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by February and January. December’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 11.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.4 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.4 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.1 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
May 4.8 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.1 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.8 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.7 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.8 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 93.8%
Feb 89.3%
Mar 78.9%
Apr 72.8%
May 75.6%
Jun 75.1%
Jul 76.2%
Aug 80%
Sep 84.5%
Oct 88.9%
Nov 94%
Dec 92.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Turnhout?

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 Turnhout, Belgium is December, followed by October and August. 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 Turnhout in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 42.8 in January means 42.8% of the tourists vs. December.



Overall Turnhout Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 68.2°F (20.1°C) and 48.2°F (9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 the most precipitation with 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Turnhout, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70.7°F (21.5°C) and 44.8°F (7.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 6 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Turnhout to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.2°F (9°C) and 40.9°F (4.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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