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Best time to visit Antwerp, Belgium

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The best time to visit Antwerp is May-June

Antwerp is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, May-June is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 27℃ (81℉). The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of -2℃ (28℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Antwerp, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. The wet season in Antwerp falls around December, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in April instead.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Antwerp, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

July

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Antwerp seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Antwerp as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Antwerp is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Antwerp

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Antwerp for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Antwerp climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Antwerp for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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NOV
DEC

Antwerp in January

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 17 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Antwerp in February

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Antwerp in March

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Antwerp in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Antwerp in May

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Antwerp in June

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in June, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Antwerp in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Antwerp in August

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in August, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Antwerp in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Antwerp in October

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Antwerp in November

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 17 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Antwerp in December

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 19 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Antwerp in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Antwerp is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 23℃ (74℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Antwerp is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Antwerp is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Antwerp, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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