Gent monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Gent

Gent average temperature chart (Celsius) Gent average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Gent (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 5.2 6.2 9.2 12.7 17.2 20 21.9 22 19.2 15 9.5 6.2
°F 41.4 43.2 48.6 54.8 62.9 68.1 71.5 71.7 66.6 59 49 43.2

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Gent monthly rainfall chart (mm) Gent monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Gent (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 62 47 62 50 61 72 72 64 63 79 78 72
inches 2.4 1.8 2.4 2 2.4 2.8 2.8 2.5 2.5 3.1 3.1 2.8
Rainy days 19 14 18 16 16 14 14 14 15 16 19 18

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Gent

Gent average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Gent
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 1.8 3.1 4.1 5.8 7.1 7.5 7.2 7 5.5 4 2.5 1.7

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Gent average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Gent average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Gent (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 0.7 0.7 2.4 4.6 8.4 11.4 13.3 13.2 11 7.9 4 1.7
Max °C 5.4 6.4 9.4 12.9 17.4 20.3 22.2 22.3 19.5 15.2 9.6 6.4
Min °F 33.2 33.2 36.3 40.2 47.1 52.4 55.9 55.7 51.7 46.1 39.2 35
Max °F 37.4 38.3 42.6 47.7 55.2 60.4 63.9 63.9 59.4 52.7 44.2 39.2

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Gent average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Gent average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Gent in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 7.5 6.5 6.7 8.5 11.2 14.1 16.7 18.3 17.6 15.3 12.2 9.3
°F 45.4 43.6 44.1 47.3 52.1 57.3 62 64.9 63.7 59.5 53.9 48.8

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Gent average winspeed by month (km/h) Gent average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Gent (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 20 19 19 17 17 16 14 15 16 16 19 19
mph 12 12 12 11 10 10 9 9 10 10 12 12

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Gent relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Gent
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
87% 84% 82% 77% 77% 77% 79% 78% 81% 84% 86% 87%
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Gent weather stats

Gent weather statistics
Hottest month: July 21.9°C 71.4°F
Driest month: February 47mm 1.9ins
Sunniest month: August 7hrs
Coldest month: January 5.2°C 41.4°F
Wettest month: October 79mm 3.1ins
Warmest sea: August 18.3°C 64.9°F
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