Buitengaats / BG-OHVS2 Helipad

EHHW · Friesland, Netherlands

Climate Buitengaats / BG-OHVS2 Helipad 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Buitengaats / BG-OHVS2 Helipad (EHHW) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 37.7 46 42 37 44 24
February 31.4 13 0 64 47
March 43.2 0 37 50 66
April 62.8 24 78 60 67
May 53.5 54 78 49 59
June 61.8 69 74 61 68
July 56.6 75 75 65 77
August 63.3 79 88 70 83
September 62.1 76 82 64 74
October 56.5 44 72 67 64
November 39.7 47 45 51 61
December 31.3 20 47 30 28
Average 51.7 45.7 49.0 64.6 57.4 63.0

24th 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 85 87 70 86 52
February 45.6 19 0 79 86
March 58.1 0 49 78 84
April 76.8 30 94 78 80
May 66.5 76 95 67 69
June 72.8 86 87 77 83
July 68.3 90 88 90 92
August 73.9 95 96 97 97
September 73.8 92 91 93 88
October 71.9 73 89 83 89
November 60.6 71 73 85 82
December 52.9 39 88 60 71
Average 69.2 84.8 66.2 79.7 81.3 82.2

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 6.6 8 8 5 8
March 7.3 8 8 7 8
April 9.2 9 9 8 10
May 12.3 12 13 11 12
June 16.4 17 16 16 16
July 18.0 18 18 18 17
August 19.3 19 20 18 21
September 17.6 20 17 18 18
October 14.8 15 16 15 14
November 10.9 11 12 11 12
December 8.3 9 7 8 8
Average 11.6 6.6 12.7 12.8 11.7 12.6

22nd 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 4.6 4 6 6 4 6
February 4.1 6 5 2 6
March 4.7 5 5 5 6
April 6.6 7 7 5 8
May 9.6 9 10 8 9
June 13.8 14 13 13 14
July 15.8 16 16 16 15
August 16.9 16 18 16 18
September 15.4 17 15 16 16
October 12.3 13 14 12 12
November 8.4 8 9 9 9
December 5.9 6 4 6 6
Average 9.2 4.0 10.2 10.4 9.3 10.2

20th 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 8.2 8 7 4 14 12
February 6.8 2 0 8 19
March 6.6 0 4 11 2
April 5.1 1 5 4 1
May 5.1 4 5 13 4
June 5.9 3 6 8 10
July 5.8 14 6 5 7
August 4.7 6 2 8 6
September 5.8 8 10 4 3
October 9.8 17 4 11 16
November 8.7 19 13 7 5
December 8.2 11 15 10 11
Average 6.6 8.1 7.1 5.7 8.2 7.5

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 18.9 21 21 18 17 20
February 19.5 15 24 19 25
March 16.5 18 12 16 18
April 13.8 14 14 14 12
May 12.0 11 11 13 11
June 11.4 11 10 10 12
July 12.0 15 12 10 13
August 12.4 12 10 14 13
September 13.8 12 14 12 14
October 18.6 19 17 19 20
November 18.7 21 20 18 19
December 18.2 21 16 17 17
Average 15.4 20.8 15.0 14.1 14.1 15.2

22nd 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 256° 238° 273° 260° 249°
February 283° 244° 158° 251°
March 239° 096° 272° 226°
April 078° 002° 358° 052°
May 025° 257° 269° 336°
June 028° 250° 022° 149°
July 239° 282° 308° 270°
August 254° 013° 318° 211°
September 201° 349° 255° 250°
October 321° 216° 219° 213°
November 350° 189° 264° 233°
December 242° 155° 217° 202°

Prevailing wind direction

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