Schaffen Airfield

EBDT · Vlaams-Brabant, Flanders, Belgium

Climate Schaffen Airfield 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Schaffen Airfield (EBDT) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 42.4 43 28 29 44 46
February 59.1 35 43 51 69 65
March 72.5 66 56 82 77 80
April 77.1 77 61 77 78 85
May 80.8 75 82 79 98
June 85.3 88 88 73 89
July 84.8 72 89 75 83
August 80.1 62 85 69 89
September 78.4 75 72 72 84
October 74.5 73 78 69 74
November 59.1 51 68 41 69
December 46.5 34 41 39 53
Average 71.7 57.6 62.4 74.3 68.3 79.4

7th best VFR conditions of Belgium

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 73.8 75 71 64 70 69
February 86.4 79 78 86 86 91
March 90.9 89 86 93 90 95
April 90.3 95 85 93 87 92
May 91.3 88 92 95 100
June 95.0 96 95 89 98
July 94.6 92 96 87 96
August 91.0 79 93 89 96
September 90.1 87 87 88 94
October 91.4 88 92 87 96
November 79.6 83 82 67 83
December 75.6 72 72 68 84
Average 88.6 85.5 84.6 89.1 85.4 92.5

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 6.2 6 7 7 5 8
February 8.8 11 9 10 8 10
March 11.6 13 11 13 11 11
April 14.8 15 13 15 12 18
May 19.1 19 21 16 20
June 23.6 26 23 24 22
July 24.0 24 25 22 23
August 23.9 23 27 21 26
September 20.6 24 19 21 21
October 16.3 17 18 16 15
November 10.3 10 12 9 12
December 7.4 9 3 8 8
Average 15.0 11.1 15.8 16.4 14.3 16.1

2nd highest temperature of Belgium

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 1.7 1 3 2 1 4
February 2.6 6 2 4 2 4
March 3.9 6 4 3 3 4
April 5.3 7 5 5 2 6
May 8.7 9 10 7 8
June 13.5 15 13 14 13
July 14.0 14 14 14 13
August 14.1 14 15 13 16
September 11.1 13 11 12 11
October 9.1 10 10 8 9
November 4.6 6 7 3 5
December 3.1 5 -1 3 3
Average 7.3 5.0 8.3 7.8 6.9 7.9

9th lowest temperature of Belgium

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 16.3 23 25 14 15 9
February 13.8 23 8 22 15 18
March 11.3 12 22 1 6 9
April 9.1 18 15 11 7 2
May 6.5 10 6 12 3
June 5.3 6 7 7 4
July 5.9 12 1 10 7
August 7.1 13 4 10 5
September 8.4 8 20 3 5
October 9.8 15 6 12 14
November 15.1 27 13 11 6
December 17.8 22 9 17 19
Average 10.3 18.6 14.4 8.5 9.7 7.3

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.4 8 8 7 7 8
February 8.5 9 7 10 8 12
March 7.9 7 8 6 8 9
April 7.1 8 8 8 7 6
May 6.4 7 6 8 7
June 6.0 6 6 5 6
July 6.2 7 6 6 6
August 5.7 6 5 6 6
September 5.6 5 5 5 6
October 6.9 7 6 7 8
November 6.6 8 7 6 6
December 7.5 9 5 6 8
Average 6.8 7.9 7.0 6.3 6.5 7.0

2nd highest wind speed of Belgium

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 238° 233° 247° 245° 210°
February 214° 270° 234° 148° 224°
March 213° 232° 090° 264° 156°
April 242° 006° 019° 346° 048°
May 013° 267° 235° 004°
June 035° 290° 315° 241°
July 241° 302° 262° 262°
August 257° 005° 276° 224°
September 193° 236° 208° 244°
October 210° 202° 204° 203°
November 223° 190° 237° 198°
December 228° 186° 210° 196°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.