Ypres, Belgium: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ypres, Belgium? If you're planning to go to Ypres, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Ypres, Belgium

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

Important essentials for Ypres, Belgium

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Ypres, Belgium

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Ypres.

If you visit In Flanders Fields Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Ypres.

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

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January

January in Ypres can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows once in a while.

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February

If you vacation in Ypres during February, you will probably notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while.

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March

If you go to Ypres in March, 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).

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April

April in Ypres is brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s 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.

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May

May in this region is cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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June

June in Ypres is cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s 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 70% range on average.

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July

If you vacation in Ypres during July, you will probably notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s 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.

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August

If you visit Ypres during August, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s 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.

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September

September in Ypres is chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s 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 60% to 70% range on average.

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October

If you are traveling to Ypres in October, you will notice that it is chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November in Ypres is brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s 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 80% to 90% range on average.

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December

If you go to Ypres in December, you will notice that it is brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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