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

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

When to go to Wallonia, Belgium

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

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

January

January in Wallonia is cold and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Wallonia can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Wallonia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Wallonia during March, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s 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 half of the time and snow occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Wallonia can be brisk and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Wallonia 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 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:

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

June

If you go to Wallonia in June, you will notice that it is mild 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:

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

July

If you are traveling to Wallonia in July, you will notice that it is mild and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Wallonia is balmy and somewhat 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 Wallonia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Wallonia is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Wallonia is chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is cold and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Wallonia is pretty cool and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Wallonia, 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 Wallonia
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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