When to go to Belgium
Here are some important information and tips on the best period when going to Belgium.
In the country, the climate is, in general, of the Atlantic type, with a high humidity and fairly frequent rainfall. That said, there are some differences depending on the area, as you move away from the sea and high altitudes. Winter is cold but not particularly cold. In the middle of winter, it falls below zero with possible snowfalls at high altitude.
The summer, on the other hand, is rather cool on the coast and quite hot in Brussels and in the center. Anywhere, you will not find it too hot, even in the height of summer.
In the capital, in July and August, the average temperature is around 20 degrees.
Rain is a constant in the country. In July and August, summer thunderstorms are quite frequent, even in Brussels.
Through our κ index, we provide an evaluation for every single month. In this way, you will be able to evaluate the best period when going to Belgium. A guide that, of course, concerns the climate, the events and the type of holiday you want to deal with.
May is the Top month. Pleasant climate, and ideal for exploring the best destinations. In Bruges, in this period, do not miss the evocative Procession of the Holy Blood.
Generally, from May to September, you will find the best time to go to Belgium, with many events not to be missed.
Despite the cold, even December is a great month, thanks to the evocative Christmas markets.
February, in our opinion, is the worst month for a holiday in Belgium. It is one of the coldest months, with less hours of sunshine. In all areas.
The offer of events and festivals during this period is scarce or nothing.