Gilze Rijen Air Base

EHGR · North Brabant, Netherlands

Climate Gilze Rijen Air Base 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Gilze Rijen Air Base (EHGR) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 38.8 41 32 34 49 32
February 53.4 33 47 64 54
March 64.7 46 85 69 76
April 75.5 56 84 73 89
May 79.1 69 81 75 94
June 80.6 86 80 75 87
July 78.1 69 84 68 75
August 78.7 65 84 75 83
September 73.6 66 69 79 78
October 65.3 59 72 65 65
November 53.4 43 62 45 56
December 37.2 32 31 38 45
Average 65.3 40.8 56.4 71.0 66.9 73.3

17th 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 77.1 82 79 75 77 67
February 84.0 76 89 80 91
March 88.3 80 97 92 92
April 90.5 80 92 93 97
May 93.3 89 91 94 99
June 93.8 97 92 90 96
July 92.7 88 97 87 92
August 92.9 85 96 92 94
September 90.4 85 89 94 92
October 88.5 83 92 87 91
November 78.9 75 86 71 78
December 71.2 73 69 68 77
Average 87.7 82.1 83.1 89.9 87.1 90.4

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 6.5 7 8 7 6 8
February 8.7 9 10 8 10
March 11.4 11 14 11 11
April 14.8 13 14 11 18
May 19.2 19 20 16 20
June 23.6 26 23 24 23
July 23.8 23 25 22 22
August 24.0 23 27 21 27
September 20.6 24 20 21 22
October 16.3 17 18 16 15
November 10.5 10 12 10 12
December 7.5 9 4 8 8
Average 14.5 6.5 15.8 16.4 14.5 16.2

4th 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 1.6 1 3 2 1 4
February 1.7 2 3 1 4
March 2.8 4 2 2 3
April 4.1 4 4 1 5
May 7.8 8 8 6 7
June 12.6 14 12 13 13
July 12.9 14 12 13 12
August 13.4 13 14 13 15
September 10.3 13 10 11 10
October 8.7 10 9 8 8
November 4.3 5 6 3 5
December 2.8 5 -2 3 3
Average 6.2 0.5 7.8 6.9 6.3 7.4

6th 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 21.3 28 30 14 15 18
February 17.4 10 33 15 27
March 19.4 44 2 10 13
April 10.5 22 13 13 5
May 9.2 12 11 18 4
June 8.8 8 17 8 8
July 11.3 26 7 14 14
August 10.3 22 6 10 10
September 13.5 14 25 6 6
October 19.6 30 12 24 26
November 21.5 39 17 17 9
December 22.9 31 16 21 21
Average 15.4 27.9 23.7 13.9 13.6 12.2

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 8.6 9 9 7 8 9
February 9.5 8 12 9 12
March 9.0 9 7 9 10
April 8.3 8 9 8 8
May 7.5 8 7 8 8
June 7.1 7 7 6 7
July 7.0 8 6 6 7
August 6.8 7 6 7 7
September 6.7 6 6 6 7
October 7.9 8 7 8 9
November 7.7 9 9 6 7
December 8.2 10 6 7 8
Average 7.9 9.3 8.0 7.3 7.4 8.2

4th 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 227° 222° 250° 228° 211°
February 266° 235° 147° 225°
March 228° 095° 264° 106°
April 342° 013° 348° 057°
May 008° 278° 238° 352°
June 022° 265° 333° 244°
July 230° 289° 257° 253°
August 254° 360° 269° 218°
September 185° 229° 186° 239°
October 200° 200° 199° 197°
November 211° 186° 235° 193°
December 223° 148° 203° 190°

Prevailing wind direction

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