Volkel Air Base

EHVK · North Brabant, Netherlands

Climate Volkel Air Base 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Volkel Air Base (EHVK) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 36.5 41 26 26 45 32
February 55.5 35 50 68 58
March 63.9 43 81 69 77
April 73.4 53 71 73 90
May 80.4 70 83 75 94
June 81.6 86 80 78 88
July 77.1 64 82 67 74
August 77.3 65 80 71 84
September 73.6 66 73 78 76
October 65.2 56 68 68 64
November 50.1 39 59 45 56
December 35.4 27 26 39 39
Average 65.0 40.6 54.2 68.7 66.9 73.3

18th 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 76.6 82 83 68 74 68
February 84.3 76 87 79 92
March 87.8 80 92 91 93
April 92.6 85 95 93 97
May 94.7 91 97 93 99
June 94.4 97 94 90 96
July 93.3 88 95 88 92
August 92.7 89 94 89 96
September 90.3 87 90 93 90
October 86.6 81 84 85 92
November 79.4 79 83 72 80
December 69.4 64 70 68 74
Average 87.8 81.5 84.1 89.0 86.2 90.8

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 6.2 6 8 7 6 8
February 8.4 9 10 8 10
March 11.3 11 13 11 11
April 14.6 13 14 11 18
May 19.2 19 21 16 20
June 23.6 26 23 24 23
July 24.0 23 25 23 22
August 24.2 23 27 21 27
September 20.5 23 20 21 21
October 16.1 17 18 16 15
November 10.2 10 12 9 12
December 7.2 9 3 8 8
Average 14.4 6.2 15.7 16.3 14.4 16.1

5th 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 1.4 1 3 2 1 3
February 1.3 2 3 0 4
March 2.5 4 1 2 3
April 4.1 4 4 1 5
May 8.1 9 9 7 6
June 12.6 14 12 13 12
July 13.1 13 13 14 12
August 13.3 13 15 13 15
September 10.3 13 10 11 10
October 8.5 10 9 8 8
November 3.7 5 4 3 5
December 2.4 4 -3 3 3
Average 6.0 0.4 7.7 6.8 6.2 7.1

5th 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 21.4 31 33 16 14 11
February 18.2 21 32 15 22
March 18.8 42 6 8 13
April 10.9 26 14 8 2
May 7.9 13 7 15 3
June 7.4 9 15 6 6
July 10.1 22 8 11 11
August 10.0 25 6 10 6
September 12.1 12 25 6 6
October 16.9 29 12 16 17
November 17.1 35 11 11 6
December 20.6 33 16 7 20
Average 14.4 31.3 24.8 13.4 10.3 9.2

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 9.3 10 11 8 9 9
February 9.9 8 13 8 14
March 9.2 9 7 9 11
April 8.0 8 9 7 8
May 7.0 7 7 9 7
June 6.6 7 7 5 7
July 6.9 9 6 6 7
August 6.7 7 6 7 7
September 6.9 7 6 6 7
October 8.3 9 7 8 9
November 8.2 10 8 7 8
December 8.8 11 5 8 8
Average 8.0 10.2 8.4 7.3 7.2 8.3

5th 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 226° 223° 241° 227° 213°
February 256° 230° 138° 225°
March 230° 087° 250° 188°
April 212° 010° 338° 068°
May 015° 253° 231° 344°
June 030° 236° 317° 224°
July 230° 277° 242° 242°
August 242° 343° 249° 214°
September 196° 222° 198° 212°
October 206° 206° 205° 202°
November 215° 192° 225° 199°
December 230° 154° 207° 194°

Prevailing wind direction

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