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Best time to visit Belgium

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The best time to visit Belgium is April-June

Are you looking to travel to Belgium and want to find out when the best times to visit are? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Belgium is April-June due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

The warmest month of the year in Brussels, one of the most popular travel destinations in Belgium, is July, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 23℃ (74℉). Temperatures can reach as high as 27℃ (81℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 1℃ (34℉). Temperatures often differ in other areas of Belgium though so you can find out more information about this below.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Belgium are usually in July, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. On average it rains the most days in December, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Keep reading to read all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Belgium. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll have found out all there is to know about when to go, and you’ll be ready to start booking your flights! Who knows, we might even have some surprises waiting for you when you get there!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

July

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Belgium seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Belgium is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Belgium

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
AntwerpMay-June
5℃
2℃
7℃
2℃
11℃
4℃
15℃
6℃
18℃
9℃
21℃
12℃
23℃
14℃
23℃
14℃
19℃
12℃
15℃
9℃
10℃
5℃
7℃
3℃
BrugesApril-May
6℃
3℃
7℃
3℃
10℃
4℃
14℃
7℃
16℃
9℃
19℃
12℃
21℃
15℃
21℃
15℃
19℃
13℃
15℃
10℃
10℃
7℃
8℃
5℃
BrusselsApril-June
5℃
1℃
7℃
1℃
11℃
3℃
15℃
6℃
18℃
8℃
21℃
11℃
23℃
14℃
23℃
14℃
19℃
11℃
15℃
8℃
10℃
5℃
6℃
3℃
GhentApril
6℃
2℃
7℃
2℃
11℃
4℃
15℃
6℃
18℃
9℃
21℃
12℃
23℃
14℃
23℃
14℃
20℃
12℃
15℃
9℃
10℃
6℃
7℃
3℃
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Top FAQs

Belgium is in Europe.
The warmest month of the year in Brussels, one of the most popular places to visit in Belgium, is July.
The driest month of the year in Brussels, Belgium, is usually around April each year.

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