AWG-1

EHMA · Friesland, The Netherlands

Statistics AWG-1 2019-2022

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of AWG-1 (EHMA) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 37.9 49 47 35 14
February 55.3 62 58 56 61
March 62.1 74 48 71 55
April 77.5 81 78 86 82
May 73.9 81 58 87 67
June 70.2 79 60 74 78
July 66.2 74 64 77 20
August 70.8 90 75 86 7
September 76.7 81 70 74 78
October 70.7 73 69 68 75
November 53.6 52 52 62 52
December 42.3 53 39 40 70
Average 66.0 73.9 61.5 71.4 54.7

14th best VFR conditions of The Netherlands

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 8 km or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 64.5 82 85 60 24
February 79.5 85 72 89 78
March 84.6 85 84 90 88
April 93.1 95 98 98 90
May 89.1 95 84 96 84
June 88.4 94 79 87 93
July 80.9 89 86 94 25
August 81.7 98 97 97 7
September 90.8 85 95 90 90
October 88.8 90 87 91 88
November 72.6 77 77 82 74
December 62.3 81 57 62 87
Average 83.3 89.2 84.6 88.4 68.0

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 5 km or more
  • Ceiling: 1,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 6.6 7 6 8 6
February 5.9 5 5 8 8
March 8.0 9 7 8 9
April 10.2 9 8 11 12
May 14.0 14 11 13 12
June 17.9 17 17 17 20
July 19.4 19 19 18 20
August 20.4 21 19 21 21
September 17.5 18 18 18 17
October 14.6 16 15 14 14
November 10.0 10 10 11 9
December 7.2 5 7 8 8
Average 12.8 12.7 11.8 12.9 12.8

24th highest temperature of The Netherlands

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 3.8 5 3 5 3
February 2.7 2 2 5 5
March 4.5 5 5 5 6
April 6.7 6 5 7 8
May 10.1 9 8 10 10
June 13.8 13 14 14 14
July 15.6 16 17 15 16
August 16.4 15 16 18 17
September 14.1 14 15 15 14
October 11.1 12 11 11 10
November 6.9 7 8 8 6
December 4.2 2 4 5 5
Average 9.3 8.9 8.9 9.8 9.3

14th lowest temperature of The Netherlands

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 13.3 10 20 16 5
February 13.3 16 16 19 11
March 11.8 6 15 13 22
April 8.2 6 6 11 8
May 14.5 7 16 24 24
June 18.4 10 9 26 22
July 13.6 6 11 37 8
August 12.2 2 5 25 0
September 17.3 9 6 22 29
October 17.6 5 18 27 24
November 12.7 19 11 16 8
December 14.0 10 20 21 10
Average 13.9 8.0 11.9 22.1 14.7

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 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 18.6 18 16 20 21
February 19.0 24 17 23 16
March 16.5 13 17 18 19
April 14.9 16 16 14 15
May 13.7 13 14 13 14
June 13.0 11 12 13 14
July 13.2 14 13 14 14
August 13.5 12 15 14 14
September 14.2 15 12 13 17
October 18.3 18 19 19 17
November 17.6 19 17 18 17
December 17.7 15 17 18 19
Average 15.3 14.9 15.0 15.7 15.9

24th highest wind speed of The Netherlands

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 272° 228° 232° 292°
February 247° 159° 237° 218°
March 092° 267° 217° 264°
April 000° 342° 028° 090°
May 293° 267° 330° 315°
June 297° 352° 292° 221°
July 293° 314° 263° 294°
August 003° 310° 241° 227°
September 337° 237° 236° 258°
October 206° 213° 197° 192°
November 178° 259° 212° 165°
December 146° 207° 181° 214°

Prevailing wind direction

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

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