Switzerland
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Switzerland

To go to Switzerland, the best time to visit is June through September. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In Switzerland, July is the warmest month with 23°C and the most cold month is 2°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Switzerland, the monthly temperatures or the most rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate North Switzerland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 4 10 16 19 23 25 25 20 14 9 4
Precipitation (mm) 33 23 27 17 33 32 47 26 21 24 20 45

Weather data from: Zurich

Climate South Switzerland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -5 -5 -2 2 6 11 14 14 10 5 -1 -4
Precipitation (mm) 30 33 50 69 81 85 97 82 52 92 111 34

Weather data from: Zermatt




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Climate Switzerland

Click on a region of Switzerland to view the climate:

Climate North Switzerland (Zurich) by month

North Switzerland has a tundra climate. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for North Switzerland is 14° degrees and there is about 348 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 203 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 4 10 16 19 23 25 25 20 14 9 4
Night temp. (°C) -3 -3 0 3 6 10 12 12 8 5 1 -2
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 33 23 27 17 33 32 47 26 21 24 20 45
Days with rain 9 7 11 10 14 12 13 11 10 8 7 11
Days with snow 9 8 4 1 - - - - - - 3 7
Dry days 13 13 16 19 17 18 18 20 20 23 20 13
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 5 7 10 9 10 11 11 9 6 6 5
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 3 3 4 5 5 4 4 3 2 2

Weather data from: Zurich

Climate South Switzerland (Zermatt) by month

South Switzerland has a tundra climate. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for South Switzerland is 4° degrees and there is about 816 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 132 days a year with an average humidity of 88% and an UV-index of 2.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -5 -5 -2 2 6 11 14 14 10 5 -1 -4
Night temp. (°C) -14 -13 -10 -5 -2 3 5 5 2 -2 -7 -12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 30 33 50 69 81 85 97 82 52 92 111 34
Days with rain 2 2 5 10 19 23 24 23 17 10 4 3
Days with snow 14 16 19 19 9 1 - - 1 6 14 12
Dry days 15 10 7 1 3 6 7 8 12 15 12 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 4 6 6 8 10 10 8 5 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2

Weather data from: Zermatt


Switzerland weather by month

What is the average Switzerland weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Switzerland weather

The weather for Switzerland over the next 14 days will be -5°C till 5° with one day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Switzerland is based on the weather in Bern.

5-day weather forecast Switzerland

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Snow
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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3°C
-1°C
0 mm
0 cm
2 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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5°C
-3°C
0 mm
0.1 cm
1 m/s
Friday
9 december
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2°C
1°C
0 mm
8.7 cm
2 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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3°C
-1°C
0 mm
1.6 cm
1 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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1°C
-4°C
0 mm
10.9 cm
2 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Switzerland


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Switzerland?

Switzerland lies in a straight line about 10,468 km from Philippines (Manila → Bern).

How long is the flight to Switzerland?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Switzerland is approximately 13 h. 10 min.

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What are the largest airports in Switzerland?

These are the largest airports in Switzerland:

  • Geneva Cointrin International Airport (GVA) in Geneva
  • Zürich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich
  • Bern Belp Airport (BRN) in Bern
  • Lugano Airport (LUG) in Lugano
  • St Gallen Altenrhein Airport (ACH) in Altenrhein

How many inhabitants does Switzerland have?

Switzerland has 8,492,956 inhabitants.

How big is Switzerland?

The surface area of Switzerland is 41,210 km². It is 7x smaller than Philippines.

What is the capital of Switzerland?

The capital of Switzerland is Bern.

What is the currency of Switzerland?

In Switzerland, the Swiss franc (CHF) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.019 Swiss franc
  • 1 Swiss franc = 53.04 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 1.89 Swiss franc
  • 100 Swiss franc = 5,304.18 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Switzerland?

The area code to call Switzerland is +41.