Switzerland
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Switzerland

The best time to visit Switzerland is from June until September, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Switzerland is 25°C in July and the lowest is 3°C in January.

Switzerland has the tundra climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Switzerland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average North Switzerland weather 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

Climate data from city: Zurich

Average South Switzerland weather 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

Climate data from city: Zermatt




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Switzerland weather

The Switzerland weather for will be 13° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The Switzerland weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Bern.

Switzerland 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
17 may
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20°C
11°C
0.2 mm
10%
2 Bft
SE
6
Wednesday
18 may
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21°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSE
9
Thursday
19 may
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22°C
13°C
1 mm
25%
2 Bft
S
8
Friday
20 may
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22°C
10°C
2.7 mm
45%
2 Bft
SSW
6
Saturday
21 may
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19°C
10°C
11.9 mm
85%
2 Bft
SW
9


Climate Switzerland

Click on a region of Switzerland to view the climate:

North Switzerland (Zurich)

North Switzerland has the tundra climate prevailing. 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

Climate data from city: Zurich

South Switzerland (Zermatt)

South Switzerland has the tundra climate prevailing. 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

Climate data from city: 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.


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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.

What are the largest airports in Switzerland?

These are the largest airports in Switzerland:

  • Geneva Cointrin International Airport – Geneva
  • Zürich Airport – Zurich
  • Bern Belp Airport – Bern
  • Lugano Airport – Lugano
  • St Gallen Altenrhein Airport – Altenrhein

How many inhabitants are there in Switzerland?

Switzerland has approximately 8,492,956 inhabitants.

How big is Switzerland?

The area of Switzerland is around 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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 17 May 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.