Koksijde Air Base

EBFN · West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium

Climate Koksijde Air Base 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Koksijde Air Base (EBFN) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 51.1 57 54 37 43 43
February 60.1 38 47 67 67 60
March 64.3 59 52 71 70 70
April 74.4 75 65 76 80 74
May 74.6 68 75 78 93
June 75.9 79 86 63 79
July 81.5 79 93 72 77
August 79.5 77 83 78 75
September 74.6 68 78 74 74
October 72.6 76 79 74 70
November 55.8 51 57 48 58
December 45.6 41 52 43 44
Average 68.8 58.5 65.2 73.9 68.1 70.7

8th 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 80.1 86 88 73 74 67
February 85.3 81 77 92 86 86
March 87.0 81 86 89 88 89
April 89.6 93 86 93 92 89
May 89.5 82 92 94 99
June 90.6 94 95 85 93
July 94.3 93 97 93 90
August 93.4 91 92 97 91
September 91.9 89 93 92 91
October 90.8 90 93 92 94
November 80.3 82 74 86 79
December 77.7 74 85 69 85
Average 88.3 85.4 86.6 90.0 88.8 88.8

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 7.1 7 8 8 6 9
February 9.1 11 9 10 7 10
March 10.9 12 10 13 10 10
April 13.4 14 12 13 10 16
May 16.3 15 18 15 18
June 20.6 22 21 20 20
July 22.0 22 23 21 21
August 22.1 21 25 20 24
September 19.8 23 19 21 20
October 16.1 18 18 15 14
November 10.8 11 12 10 12
December 8.3 10 5 9 8
Average 14.2 11.0 15.0 15.6 13.7 15.0

7th 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 2.5 2 4 3 2 4
February 3.2 6 3 4 2 5
March 4.3 6 5 3 4 4
April 5.4 7 5 6 3 6
May 8.3 8 9 7 8
June 12.4 14 12 13 12
July 13.5 14 14 14 13
August 13.9 13 15 14 16
September 11.6 14 12 12 11
October 9.4 10 10 8 9
November 5.6 7 6 6 6
December 3.7 5 0 5 4
Average 7.5 5.3 8.3 8.1 7.4 8.0

12th 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 13.1 14 17 9 21 11
February 13.8 22 6 13 15 22
March 12.8 18 24 7 6 9
April 7.7 11 15 10 4 3
May 4.9 7 5 9 2
June 5.6 2 11 9 9
July 5.8 11 1 6 9
August 6.0 7 3 6 6
September 8.8 9 14 2 8
October 12.1 13 8 17 21
November 15.9 25 20 17 7
December 15.4 23 10 14 17
Average 9.8 15.8 12.1 8.6 9.4 9.4

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 9.9 10 9 8 10 11
February 11.3 11 8 14 11 17
March 10.7 9 11 8 11 13
April 9.7 12 9 10 11 9
May 9.2 10 8 10 11
June 8.5 9 8 7 9
July 8.4 9 8 7 9
August 8.1 8 8 9 6
September 8.5 7 8 7 9
October 9.6 8 8 9 12
November 9.4 11 9 8 9
December 10.4 12 6 10 10
Average 9.5 10.5 9.3 8.6 8.9 10.0

7th 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 243° 237° 259° 276° 222°
February 217° 259° 241° 153° 237°
March 201° 242° 071° 291° 355°
April 262° 358° 018° 008° 040°
May 011° 293° 262° 009°
June 016° 316° 351° 292°
July 245° 316° 304° 271°
August 271° 002° 305° 275°
September 192° 308° 229° 310°
October 210° 207° 220° 212°
November 222° 187° 275° 207°
December 228° 162° 234° 206°

Prevailing wind direction

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