Diest, Belgium: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Diest, Belgium? If you're planning to go to Diest, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Diest, Belgium

Based on the climate and weather in Diest, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Diest, Belgium by month

January

If you vacation in Diest during January, you are likely to find that it is cold and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces

February

If you go to Diest in February, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

March

In March, Diest can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Diest, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

April

In April, Diest is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Diest, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat

May

May in Diest is crisp and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

June

June is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

July

In July, Diest is mild and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Diest, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear

August

August is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

September

September in Diest is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

October

October here can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece

November

In November, Diest is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Diest, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

December

In December, Diest is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Diest, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Diest, Belgium

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Diest, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Diest
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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