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Bruges, Belgium. Author Jean-Christophe BENOIST. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike
Bruges, Belgium. Author Jean-Christophe BENOIST

Bruges climate: when to go to Bruges

The climate of Bruges is continental Atlantic with frequent and widespread rainfall, with rather harsh winters due to the cold winds of the Baltic, the summers are cool and rainfall is distributed evenly throughout the year, the average annual precipitation is about 750 mm.

The city of Bruges is dominated by a kind of mainly temperate climate, but as in all of Belgium, extremely variable. Because of its proximity to the sea, the climate of Bruges has relatively mild winters and quite cold summers. The warm Gulf Stream has a moderating influence on the climate of the city.

The climate is quite variable at any time of the year in the same day you can have rain and sun, it is good to prepare for any eventuality. The wettest months of the year are usually the ones of October, November and December, but rain falls throughout the year. The sunniest months are those that go from June to August, although these months are often characterized by strong thunderstorms.

Bruges (Brugge), Belgium. Author Elke Wetzig. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Bruges (Brugge), Belgium. Author Elke Wetzig

The winter temperatures are often below zero, with average minimum ranging between -5°C to -4°C, the maximum average winter temperatures vary between 3°C and 4°C.

The average summer temperatures have minimum ranging between 11°C and 8°C, the maximum average summer temperatures ranging between 17°C to 15°C.

WHEN TO GO TO BRUGES

The best time to visit Bruges are the months of late spring and summer, namely the months between May and September.

BRUGES CLIMATE TABLES

Bruges (Brugge)

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Rain (mm)

61

43

56

46

48

61

69

69

61

79

76

74

Min Temp (°C)

-5

-4

-2

1

5

8

11

11

9

4

-1

-4

Max Temp (°C)

3

3

6

8

12

15

17

17

16

12

7

4

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