Volkel Air Base

EHVK · North Brabant, The Netherlands

Statistics Volkel Air Base 2019-2022

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Volkel Air Base (EHVK) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 38.6 26 45 32 41
February 61.2 50 68 58 62
March 70.6 81 69 77 60
April 79.1 71 73 90 87
May 82.8 83 75 94 76
June 80.7 80 78 88 88
July 80.7 82 67 74 84
August 80.6 80 71 84 85
September 75.4 73 78 76 78
October 67.5 68 68 64 63
November 53.5 59 45 56 52
December 38.1 26 39 39 51
Average 70.9 68.7 66.9 73.3 72.2

18th 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 73.3 68 74 68 73
February 86.5 87 79 92 85
March 90.4 92 91 93 90
April 94.6 95 93 97 97
May 95.7 97 93 99 92
June 93.9 94 90 96 96
July 94.6 95 88 92 97
August 93.7 94 89 96 97
September 91.1 90 93 90 92
October 87.9 84 85 92 85
November 79.4 83 72 80 83
December 71.0 70 68 74 70
Average 89.4 89.0 86.2 90.8 90.1

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 6.0 7 6 8 5
February 8.3 10 8 10 11
March 11.4 13 11 11 12
April 14.9 14 11 18 17
May 19.3 21 16 20 17
June 23.3 23 24 23 25
July 24.1 25 23 22 25
August 24.4 27 21 27 25
September 20.0 20 21 21 20
October 16.1 18 16 15 15
November 10.2 12 9 12 9
December 7.0 3 8 8 8
Average 15.5 16.3 14.4 16.1 15.6

5th 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 1.3 2 1 3 0
February 1.2 3 0 4 1
March 2.3 1 2 3 4
April 4.0 4 1 5 5
May 7.9 9 7 6 6
June 12.4 12 13 12 13
July 13.0 13 14 12 13
August 13.4 15 13 15 13
September 10.0 10 11 10 10
October 8.3 9 8 8 9
November 3.6 4 3 5 3
December 2.1 -3 3 3 3
Average 6.7 6.8 6.2 7.1 6.7

5th 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 15.3 16 14 11 22
February 17.4 32 15 22 9
March 11.1 6 8 13 19
April 6.8 14 8 2 3
May 6.7 7 15 3 7
June 7.1 15 6 6 5
July 6.9 8 11 11 5
August 6.0 6 10 6 6
September 12.1 25 6 6 10
October 13.8 12 16 17 23
November 11.5 11 11 6 16
December 16.6 16 7 20 18
Average 9.8 13.4 10.3 9.2 10.3

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 8.5 8 9 9 8
February 10.5 13 8 14 8
March 9.2 7 9 11 10
April 7.8 9 7 8 8
May 7.2 7 9 7 7
June 6.6 7 5 7 7
July 6.3 6 6 7 6
August 6.7 6 7 7 8
September 6.9 6 6 7 8
October 8.2 7 8 9 9
November 7.6 8 7 8 7
December 8.1 5 8 8 9
Average 7.6 7.3 7.2 8.3 7.7

5th 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 241° 227° 213° 252°
February 230° 138° 225° 214°
March 087° 250° 188° 243°
April 010° 338° 068° 083°
May 253° 231° 344° 288°
June 236° 317° 224° 207°
July 277° 242° 242° 271°
August 343° 249° 214° 224°
September 222° 198° 212° 227°
October 206° 205° 202° 199°
November 192° 225° 199° 184°
December 154° 207° 194° 205°

Prevailing wind direction

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

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