Florennes Air Base

EBFS · Namur, Wallonia, Belgium

Climate Florennes Air Base 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Florennes Air Base (EBFS) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 33.4 40 23 30 23 32
February 53.9 32 49 56 62 48
March 65.9 62 53 83 72 65
April 75.3 73 57 73 81 88
May 79.3 68 82 81 93
June 82.3 87 84 72 85
July 83.8 78 91 73 75
August 80.9 70 86 69 91
September 77.1 77 76 76 81
October 63.0 66 74 65 51
November 47.0 31 51 47 61
December 28.5 26 31 20 29
Average 66.9 54.0 60.2 72.1 65.7 71.0

11th 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 58.1 63 53 55 39 58
February 76.9 58 72 75 79 87
March 85.7 84 84 95 90 81
April 89.4 91 79 86 90 94
May 89.3 81 91 93 97
June 91.0 92 93 80 93
July 91.8 87 97 81 90
August 90.3 84 93 84 96
September 88.1 86 87 90 92
October 83.9 85 86 85 87
November 71.3 72 71 61 81
December 56.7 60 46 43 60
Average 82.8 76.1 79.4 84.4 79.4 86.8

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 4.4 5 5 5 3 6
February 7.3 9 7 8 7 8
March 10.0 11 9 11 10 9
April 13.3 13 11 13 10 17
May 17.0 17 18 14 18
June 21.7 24 21 22 20
July 22.3 22 24 19 21
August 22.7 21 26 19 25
September 19.3 23 18 20 21
October 14.5 16 16 14 12
November 8.5 9 9 7 11
December 5.9 7 2 6 6
Average 13.3 9.3 14.2 14.6 12.6 14.5

11th 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 0.5 0 2 1 0 2
February 1.8 5 2 3 1 3
March 3.0 5 3 2 2 3
April 4.6 6 4 4 2 6
May 7.7 8 8 6 7
June 12.3 14 12 12 12
July 13.0 13 13 11 12
August 13.6 13 15 13 15
September 10.8 13 10 11 11
October 8.3 10 9 7 8
November 3.6 5 4 2 5
December 2.1 4 -2 3 3
Average 6.4 3.9 7.6 6.7 5.8 7.1

2nd 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 19.3 22 21 16 30 17
February 16.6 28 10 27 12 19
March 15.2 17 26 4 8 19
April 9.9 16 17 13 6 2
May 6.3 8 4 11 3
June 6.1 4 9 7 8
July 6.9 16 0 13 9
August 7.1 14 4 11 5
September 8.6 10 11 3 8
October 13.7 15 12 14 19
November 17.6 27 13 13 12
December 23.2 32 8 24 26
Average 12.0 20.2 15.7 9.3 11.6 10.8

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 9.4 10 11 8 9 10
February 10.7 11 9 13 10 15
March 9.8 9 12 8 9 11
April 8.3 10 9 9 8 8
May 7.2 8 7 10 7
June 6.7 7 6 6 7
July 7.1 10 6 7 8
August 6.4 8 6 8 8
September 6.5 7 7 6 7
October 8.7 9 8 9 10
November 8.6 12 9 7 8
December 9.6 12 6 9 9
Average 8.2 10.0 9.1 7.6 7.8 8.6

11th 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 235° 229° 242° 236° 205°
February 213° 273° 233° 165° 224°
March 210° 234° 087° 264° 175°
April 235° 312° 020° 360° 068°
May 006° 271° 227° 013°
June 024° 259° 326° 231°
July 233° 310° 254° 255°
August 250° 012° 264° 226°
September 193° 251° 180° 255°
October 210° 204° 206° 208°
November 222° 199° 243° 197°
December 226° 055° 213° 197°

Prevailing wind direction

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