Ostend, Belgium Weather and Climate
Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine
|Daytime temperature||6 ° C||7 ° C||10 ° C||14 ° C||17 ° C||19 ° C||21 ° C||22 ° C||20 ° C||15 ° C||11 ° C||8 ° C|
|Night temperature||3 ° C||3 ° C||4 ° C||7 ° C||11 ° C||12 ° C||16 ° C||15 ° C||13 ° C||11 ° C||6 ° C||4 ° C|
|Water temperature||7 ° C||7 ° C||9 ° C||12 ° C||15 ° C||18 ° C||19 ° C||20 ° C||19 ° C||16 ° C||13 ° C||9 ° C|
|Precipitation in mm||43||39||31||29||26||22||37||41||35||43||48||52|
|Hours of sunshine||3||4||5||7||8||8||9||8||7||6||4||3|
The annual average temperature is 11.3 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is August (18.3 ° C), coldest month of January with mean values of 4.3 ° C. The maximum water temperature is 20 ° C. Pleasant bathing is possible from temperatures of around 21 ° C. The months of June, July, August and September have a water temperature of at least 17 ° C. Bathing is then possible to a limited extent.
The annual precipitation is 446 mm on 117 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. In the months of January, February, March and December snowfall is possible.
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day. On average over the year the sun shines for 5.8 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.
The following larger towns are nearby and have a similar climate: Bruges, Ghent and Lille.
Ostend weather in March, April and May
Average daily temperatures between 10 ° C and 17 ° C can be expected over the next three months. In Ostend it gets warmest in May, while March is noticeably cooler.
Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 9-15 ° C. So the weather is hardly suitable for swimming.
The expected rainfall is around 9 days in March, around 7 days in April and around 8 days in May.
In the period from March to May , the sun shines an average of 5 to 8 hours a day. The sunniest weather is in May in Ostend, but with less sun you will have to get by in March.