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    Belgium

    Gent weather and climate

    Belgium

    Gent weather and climate

    Day

    18 °C

    Night

    10 °C

    Sea

    12 °C

    Precipitation

    61 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

    Daylight

    15 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

    Humidity

    77 %

    Weather charts for Gent

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    Weather overview
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    Sunhours per day chart
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    Weather overview for Gent

    Weather overview

    Gent (Belgium) in general has a mild climate. The day temperatures range from 6.1 °C (43.0 °F) in January to 22.8 °C (73.0 °F) in July. The least rainy month in Gent is April with its 10 days of rain, the rainiest month is November, when it rains 14 days. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in August with 14.3 °C (57.7 °F), the lowest in February with 1.4 °C (34.5 °F).

    January weather

    The day temperature reaches its minimum, its value is 6.1 °C (43.0 °F) in Gent, while the sea temperature continues to descent, its value is 6.1 °C (42.9 °F). The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed in January. The wind speed reaches its maximum in this month. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 1.5 °C (34.7 °F).

    February weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 6.7 °C (44.1 °F) in Gent, while the minimum of the sea temperature can be noticed, with its value of 5.4 °C (41.7 °F). The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, the value of this measure is 53 mm (2.09 in), while the number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value being 11 days. The night temperature is on its minimum in February. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed in February.

    March weather

    The sea temperature rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 6.0 °C (42.8 °F) in Gent, while the day temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 10.4 °C (50.7 °F). The rainfall amount starts to rise, its value is 59 mm (2.34 in). The beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value being 4 hours.

    April weather

    The sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 8.4 °C (47.1 °F) in Gent, and the day temperature continues to rise too, with its value of 13.8 °C (56.8 °F). The number of rainy days is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 10 days, and the minimum of the rainfall amount is observable as well, the value of this measure is 45 mm (1.78 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, its value is 5 hours. The night temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 5.8 °C (42.4 °F).

    May weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value of 18.0 °C (64.4 °F) in Gent, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed as well, its value is 11.6 °C (52.8 °F). The tourist season is about to start. The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed in this month. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 9.6 °C (49.3 °F). The minimum of the humidity can be noticed, its value is 77 %.

    June weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 20.7 °C (69.3 °F) in Gent, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed as well, its value is 14.7 °C (58.5 °F). The tourist season continues. The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value of 71 mm (2.78 in). The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, the value of this measure is 7 hours. The day length reaches its maximum, its value is 16 hours.

    July weather

    The tourist season is taking place in July in Gent. The maximum of the day temperature is observable, the value of this measure is 22.8 °C (73.0 °F), while the sea temperature continues to rise, with its value of 17.3 °C (63.1 °F). The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 14.2 °C (57.6 °F). The wind speed is on its minimum.

    August weather

    The maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed, its value is 18.6 °C (65.5 °F) in Gent, and the maximum of the night temperature is observable as well, with its value of 14.3 °C (57.7 °F). The tourist season continues.

    September weather

    The tourist season is taking place in Gent. The day temperature descent's start could be observed, its value is 19.2 °C (66.6 °F), and the beginning of the descent of the sea temperature could be noticed as well. The night temperature descent's start could be observed, with its value of 11.5 °C (52.7 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent in this month.

    October weather

    The sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month in Gent, and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 14.9 °C (58.8 °F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, its value is 79 mm (3.10 in), and the number of rainy days starts to rise too, the value of this measure is 12 days. The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, its value is 4 hours. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 8.4 °C (47.1 °F).

    November weather

    The sea temperature continues to descent, its value is 11.0 °C (51.9 °F) in Gent, and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 9.8 °C (49.6 °F). The number of rainy days reaches its maximum, with its value being 14 days, and the maximum of the rainfall amount is observable as well. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 4.9 °C (40.8 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month.

    December weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month in Gent, and the sea temperature continues to descent as well. The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, its value is 13 days. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 2.2 °C (36.0 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum in December. The humidity reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 87 %.

    FAQs

    Is April part of the dry season in Gent?

    No, April is not a dry month in Gent, expect rain approximately 10 days in a month.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Gent in May?

    There are good conditions for visiting in Gent in May. The temperature of 9.6 °C (49.3 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    How many rainy days can I expect in Gent in June?

    In June in Gent, we can expect 11 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.5 days of the week, or in general - 35 % days.

    What is the sea temperature in July in Gent?

    The temperature of the sea in July in Gent is 17.3 °C (63.1 °F). At this sea temperature, swimming probably won't be the best experience. You probably won't like to stay in water for a long time. On the other hand, there are a minority of people who seek these conditions.

    Is there a wet season in Gent in August?

    No, there is no wet season in August in Gent - you can expect 11 days of rain during the month.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in September in Gent?

    In Gent in September, the average daily temperatures will be 19.2 °C (66.6 °F). Nice temperature for walking around the city or on the beach, but you will probably get cold soon when wearing a swimsuit. When walking around all day, people used to cold conditions, pull out their shorts and get rid of their sweaters. On some days, when spending time in the direct sun, sunscreen can be useful, especially for people with more sensitive skin.

    What is the air temperature in October in Gent at night?

    The average night temperature in Gent in October is 8.4 °C (47.1 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.