Ameland Airport Ballum

EHAL · Friesland, Netherlands

Climate Ameland Airport Ballum 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of AWG-1 (EHMA) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 39.1 37 47 49 47 35
February 53.5 43 54 62 58 56
March 61.1 54 63 74 48 71
April 75.8 59 81 78 86
May 69.8 45 81 58 87
June 70.7 74 79 60 74
July 68.0 79 74 64 77
August 66.9 43 90 75 86
September 65.6 0 81 70 74
October 60.1 0 73 69 68
November 46.7 0 52 52 62
December 42.3 53 39 40
Average 60.9 45.9 45.0 73.9 61.5 71.4

14th best VFR conditions of Netherlands

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 65.8 59 79 82 85 60
February 79.1 72 85 85 72 89
March 83.4 78 82 85 84 90
April 91.1 72 95 98 98
May 84.7 58 95 84 96
June 89.2 94 94 79 87
July 82.6 93 89 86 94
August 78.1 56 98 97 97
September 77.6 0 85 95 90
October 75.5 0 90 87 91
November 63.3 0 77 77 82
December 62.3 81 57 62
Average 78.7 70.9 58.8 89.2 84.6 88.4

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 6.6 6 8 7 6 8
February 6.4 9 8 5 5 8
March 8.1 10 8 9 7 8
April 10.2 10 9 8 11
May 13.8 12 14 11 13
June 17.9 18 17 17 17
July 19.3 19 19 19 18
August 20.2 19 21 19 21
September 17.9 20 18 18 18
October 14.6 15 16 15 14
November 10.2 11 10 10 11
December 7.2 5 7 8
Average 12.3 8.2 13.7 12.7 11.8 12.9

24th highest temperature of Netherlands

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 3.9 3 5 5 3 5
February 3.4 6 5 2 2 5
March 4.7 7 4 5 5 5
April 6.7 7 6 5 7
May 10.1 10 9 8 10
June 13.9 14 13 14 14
July 15.7 16 16 17 15
August 16.3 16 15 16 18
September 14.5 16 14 15 15
October 11.0 11 12 11 11
November 6.9 7 7 8 8
December 4.2 2 4 5
Average 8.9 5.3 10.4 8.9 8.9 9.8

14th lowest temperature of Netherlands

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 12.5 6 14 10 20 16
February 13.2 20 6 16 16 19
March 12.1 8 20 6 15 13
April 8.3 10 6 6 11
May 12.9 3 7 16 24
June 16.1 3 10 9 26
July 13.7 14 6 11 37
August 10.9 4 2 5 25
September 14.8 0 9 6 22
October 15.0 0 5 18 27
November 11.1 0 19 11 16
December 14.0 10 20 21
Average 12.7 11.5 6.1 8.0 11.9 22.1

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 19.0 20 20 18 16 20
February 18.5 18 16 24 17 23
March 16.5 16 17 13 17 18
April 15.0 16 16 16 14
May 13.7 13 13 14 13
June 13.0 13 11 12 13
July 13.5 15 14 13 14
August 13.5 14 12 15 14
September 14.0 13 15 12 13
October 18.3 18 18 19 19
November 18.1 21 19 17 18
December 17.7 15 17 18
Average 15.6 17.8 15.4 14.9 15.0 15.7

24th highest wind speed of Netherlands

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 319° 230° 272° 228° 232°
February 278° 276° 247° 159° 237°
March 210° 250° 092° 267° 217°
April 019° 360° 342° 028°
May 017° 293° 267° 330°
June 018° 297° 352° 292°
July 249° 293° 314° 263°
August 262° 003° 310° 241°
September 195° 337° 237° 236°
October 303° 206° 213° 197°
November 265° 178° 259° 212°
December 146° 207° 181°

Prevailing wind direction

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