January Weather in Belgium:
Average Temperature, Rainfall, Sunshine and Humidity

The tables below list the normal January temperatures and rainfall for cities and towns in Belgium. There's also information on this month's average sunshine and humidity levels in Brussels.

The places here with weather data cover Belgium from north to south.

Ostend (also Oostende or Ostende) is a city on the Belgian coast, while Peer is in northeast Belgium. Brussels (Bruxelles, Brussel) is in central Belgium. Farther south lies the town of Saint Hubert. Virton is a town near the country's southern tip, on the French border.

The measures of temperature and precipitation are averages of data collected at weather stations from 1971 to 2000. The humidity and sunshine numbers are averages for 1981 to 2010.


Average January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
42 33 Brussels 6 1
43 34 Ostend 6 1
42 31 Peer 6 -1
36 28 Saint Hubert 2 -2
40 31 Virton 4 -1

Rainfall and Snowfall

Average monthly precipitation in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Brussels 2.8 71
13 Ostend 2.5 63
13 Peer 2.8 72
15 Saint Hubert 3.8 97
14 Virton 4.0 101

Sunshine — Brussels gets 59 hours of sunshine on average in January, equal to 1.9 sunny hours a day.

Humidity — Brussels has an average relative humidity in January of 87 percent.


Institut Royal Météorologique. Les normales mensuelles à Uccle.

Institut Royal Météorologique and World Meteorological Organization. World Weather Information Service.

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