Travelling to Ghent for the first two weeks of May. Wondering what weather to expect?
What does Google say?
I'd go to wunderground.com and check out the day-by-day stats (history / monthly) for May 2017, May 2016, etc. That will give you a better idea than simply looking at monthly averages, but I do like to look at the latter to see the average number of rainy days per month.
No matter where I travel in Europe, I always pack a waterproof - not water resistant - jacket. I've been drenched in Italy, France and UK in May so assume you'll have some rain.
Many here use a Marmot Precip. I used to use that but like the roomier cut of a Cabela's waterproof jacket. I can get a small purse zipped up underneath my jacket.
Just prepare for all kinds of weather, from (a bit) chilly and rainy to pleasant warm and sunny.
Thanks so much for your speedy replies! I will definitely take my waterproof jacket and an umbrella.