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

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

When to go to East Flanders, Belgium

Based on the climate and weather in East Flanders, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for East Flanders, Belgium by month

January

If you go to East Flanders in January, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in East Flanders is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit East Flanders during March, you are likely to find that it is cold and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in East Flanders is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to East Flanders in May, you will notice that it is cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit East Flanders during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is balmy and somewhat rainy. 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:

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

August

If you go to East Flanders in August, you will notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to East Flanders in September, you will notice that it can be chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, East Flanders is cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to East Flanders in November, you will notice that it is cold and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in East Flanders is cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for East Flanders, Belgium

Here are some general tips on what to wear in East Flanders, 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 East Flanders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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