Ostend-Bruges International Airport

EBOS · West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium

Climate Ostend-Bruges International Airport 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Ostend-Bruges International Airport (EBOS) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 52.5 60 56 48 51 47
February 64.4 50 52 80 71 65
March 69.6 65 58 83 70 79
April 80.1 82 72 86 80 87
May 80.3 73 88 84 95
June 80.9 86 92 67 84
July 85.2 86 93 77 77
August 85.1 80 89 83 82
September 82.3 79 91 85 77
October 78.5 81 87 75 80
November 66.2 67 65 62 61
December 55.3 54 59 44 56
Average 74.6 65.9 72.6 83.4 72.8 76.9

2nd 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 79.2 89 88 77 79 67
February 83.7 82 81 94 85 87
March 88.6 85 87 92 88 91
April 91.5 95 87 96 92 96
May 91.2 87 94 94 99
June 91.6 96 97 84 96
July 95.1 94 98 93 91
August 95.4 96 96 96 93
September 94.4 95 98 96 92
October 93.5 93 96 93 95
November 84.2 89 77 90 79
December 78.1 76 86 69 79
Average 89.8 88.3 89.9 93.1 89.3 90.3

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 6.7 7 8 7 6 8
February 8.4 11 8 9 7 10
March 10.2 12 10 11 10 10
April 12.8 14 11 13 9 15
May 15.8 14 17 14 17
June 20.0 21 20 20 19
July 21.3 21 23 20 20
August 21.5 20 24 20 23
September 19.4 22 19 21 20
October 15.5 16 17 15 14
November 10.3 10 11 10 12
December 7.8 9 4 8 8
Average 13.7 10.9 14.2 14.7 13.2 14.6

10th 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 2.1 2 3 2 2 4
February 2.8 6 2 3 2 5
March 3.8 6 4 3 3 4
April 5.3 7 5 5 3 6
May 8.3 9 9 7 8
June 12.2 13 11 13 12
July 13.0 13 12 13 12
August 13.4 13 14 14 15
September 11.2 13 12 12 11
October 9.2 10 9 8 9
November 5.0 6 5 5 6
December 3.3 6 -1 4 3
Average 7.1 5.3 7.9 7.2 7.0 7.8

5th 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 19 20 11 27 16
February 19.7 35 7 16 16 33
March 17.7 23 32 5 12 14
April 11.3 22 17 11 6 6
May 9.5 8 5 23 5
June 9.0 3 12 17 11
July 9.1 14 3 13 14
August 10.2 12 3 12 11
September 14.3 10 19 6 13
October 18.5 21 10 21 27
November 25.0 40 22 30 12
December 24.0 29 9 25 31
Average 15.2 24.4 16.1 9.8 16.2 14.6

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 11.1 12 13 10 11 12
February 12.7 13 10 16 11 18
March 11.5 10 13 9 11 13
April 10.5 12 10 12 11 10
May 9.9 11 9 11 11
June 9.7 10 9 8 10
July 9.7 11 9 9 10
August 9.6 10 9 10 10
September 9.5 8 9 9 10
October 10.8 10 9 11 12
November 10.4 13 11 9 10
December 11.5 14 7 11 11
Average 10.6 11.8 10.9 9.8 10.0 11.2

10th 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 244° 237° 258° 240° 221°
February 215° 269° 240° 143° 237°
March 201° 239° 088° 276° 309°
April 257° 005° 020° 010° 049°
May 019° 297° 262° 004°
June 022° 327° 359° 291°
July 254° 322° 298° 272°
August 276° 009° 299° 272°
September 189° 305° 295° 304°
October 216° 211° 222° 216°
November 231° 193° 277° 206°
December 232° 126° 232° 196°

Prevailing wind direction

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