The best times to visit Westhoek 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 Westhoek Travel Info

Weather in Westhoek


Average temperatures in Westhoek 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 30th 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 Westhoek, 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 74.8°F (23.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.1°F (13.9°C) at night.

Westhoek Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Westhoek 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.

Westhoek Perceived Temperature (F)


Westhoek Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Westhoek 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 38.7 33.6
Feb 44.1 38.9 33.5
Mar 51.3 44.1 37.1
Apr 59.5 50.3 41.5
May 64.3 55.8 47.3
Jun 69.2 60.8 52.3
Jul 73.1 64.4 55.9
Aug 73 63.8 54.9
Sep 67.4 58.6 50.4
Oct 59.6 52.9 46.6
Nov 51.3 46.7 42
Dec 44.7 40.6 35.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.1 3.7 0.9
Feb 6.7 3.8 0.8
Mar 10.7 6.7 2.8
Apr 15.3 10.2 5.3
May 17.9 13.2 8.5
Jun 20.7 16 11.3
Jul 22.8 18 13.3
Aug 22.8 17.7 12.7
Sep 19.7 14.8 10.2
Oct 15.3 11.6 8.1
Nov 10.7 8.2 5.6
Dec 7.1 4.8 2.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Westhoek 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 is 1 day 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 Westhoek? 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 Westhoek.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 28% 0 2.8
Feb 23% 0 2
Mar 21% 0 2.6
Apr 17% 0 1.5
May 23% 0 2.7
Jun 21% 0 2.5
Jul 27% 0 3.3
Aug 24% 0 3.4
Sep 18% 0 2.2
Oct 27% 0 3.6
Nov 34% 0 4.5
Dec 32% 0 3.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 0 7.1
Feb 23 0 5.1
Mar 21 0 6.6
Apr 17 0 3.8
May 23 0 6.9
Jun 21 0 6.4
Jul 27 0 8.4
Aug 24 0 8.6
Sep 18 0 5.6
Oct 27 0 9.1
Nov 34 0 11.4
Dec 32 0 8.9


Humidity and Wind

Westhoek has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (61% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (80.5%).

Wind in Westhoek is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 8.4 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.5 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 13.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.4 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Feb 8 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Mar 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
May 7.4 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Jun 6.9 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Jul 6.5 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Aug 6.1 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 10.1 Significant breeze
Oct 6.6 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Dec 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.3%
Feb 74.7%
Mar 68.1%
Apr 62%
May 61%
Jun 62.2%
Jul 64.3%
Aug 65.5%
Sep 70.5%
Oct 75.8%
Nov 80.5%
Dec 78.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Westhoek?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Westhoek, Belgium is June, followed by October and September. 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 Westhoek in March. 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.8 in March means 41.8% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Westhoek Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.7°F (19.3°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Westhoek, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70°F (21.1°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Westhoek to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.8°F (8.8°C) and 41.3°F (5.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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