Switzerland

Best time to visit, climate and weather Switzerland

Best time to visit Switzerland

Best time to visit Switzerland

The best time to visit Switzerland is from april until october, when you will have a soft till warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Switzerland is 26° in july and the lowest is 7° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Switzerland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Switzerland

Climate data from: Bern
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
10° 11° 16° 19° 23° 26° 25° 22° 17° 12°
MM
rain
26 mm 18 mm 21 mm 20 mm 37 mm 34 mm 27 mm 21 mm 19 mm 21 mm 18 mm 30 mm
Snow
days
9 10 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 7
Holiday Switzerland

Holiday Switzerland

Hotels and apartments in Switzerland

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Climate Switzerland

Climate Switzerland

Climate Switzerland per Month
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Switzerland there are 3 types of climates prevailing, namely the humid subtropical climate, temperate oceanic climate and subarctic climate. The average annual temperature for Switzerland is 13° degrees and there is about 291 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 172 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 3.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
10° 11° 16° 19° 23° 26° 25° 22° 17° 12°
Night
min °C
-4° -5° -1° 11° 11° -3°
MM
rain
26 mm 18 mm 21 mm 20 mm 37 mm 34 mm 27 mm 21 mm 19 mm 21 mm 18 mm 30 mm
Rain
days
8 7 11 14 17 15 16 12 11 8 8 9
Snow
days
9 10 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 7
Dry
days
14 11 14 14 14 15 15 19 19 22 18 15
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Average
UV-index
2 2 3 3 4 5 5 4 4 3 2 2
 

Climate Switzerland january

On average, it is maximum 7° in january in Switzerland and at least around -4° degrees. In january there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Switzerland and on average, it snows 9 days in january.

Climate Switzerland february

On average, it is maximum 10° in february in Switzerland and at least around -5° degrees. In february there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Switzerland and on average, it snows 10 days in february.

Climate Switzerland march

On average, it is maximum 11° in march in Switzerland and at least around -1° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Switzerland and on average, it snows 6 days in march.

Climate Switzerland april

On average, it is maximum 16° in april in Switzerland and at least around 2° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Switzerland and on average, it snows 2 days in april.

Climate Switzerland may

On average, it is maximum 19° in may in Switzerland and at least around 5° degrees. In may there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Switzerland.

Climate Switzerland june

On average, it is maximum 23° in june in Switzerland and at least around 9° degrees. In june there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Switzerland.

Climate Switzerland july

On average, it is maximum 26° in july in Switzerland and at least around 11° degrees. In july there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Switzerland.

Climate Switzerland august

On average, it is maximum 25° in august in Switzerland and at least around 11° degrees. In august there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Switzerland.

Climate Switzerland september

On average, it is maximum 22° in september in Switzerland and at least around 7° degrees. In september there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Switzerland.

Climate Switzerland october

On average, it is maximum 17° in october in Switzerland and at least around 4° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 22 days this month in Switzerland and on average, it snows 1 day in october.

Climate Switzerland november

On average, it is maximum 12° in november in Switzerland and at least around 1° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Switzerland and on average, it snows 4 days in november.

Climate Switzerland december

On average, it is maximum 8° in december in Switzerland and at least around -3° degrees. In december there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Switzerland and on average, it snows 7 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Switzerland

14 day weather forecast Switzerland

The weather for Bern in Switzerland will be 16° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
  Lichte Regen Bewolkt Bewolkt Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Regen Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 12° 16° 18° 19° 21° 14° 20°
Min (°C) 10°
Rainfall (mm) 17.8
mm
1.6
mm
1.0
mm
0
mm
1.6
mm
12.1
mm
0.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 80% 25% 15% 0% 25% 70% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 3 4 4 8 8 4 8

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
  Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Light doucheregen Bewolkt Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 24° 25° 14° 14° 24° 24° 20°
Min (°C) 10° 10° 11°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0.8
mm
8.3
mm
2.1
mm
0.1
mm
0.4
mm
9.8
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 15% 60% 30% 15% 10% 65%
UV-index
UV-index 7 9 4 4 8 6 8
About Switzerland

About Switzerland

Switzerland is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Bern. The total surface is 41.210 km² and the population consists of 8.492.956 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 6x smaller than United Kingdom. If you want to call Switzerland you have to use +41 or 0041 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +415012457809 or 00415012457809.

Switzerland is in a straight line at 799 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 2 hour and 45 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 949 km from London to the capital city Bern and you are about 10 hour and 50 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

Time difference Switzerland

Time difference Switzerland

In Switzerland it is now 13:18 o’clock in the afternoon on monday 20 may 2019. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Switzerland is Europe/Zurich and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Currency Switzerland

Currency Switzerland

In Switzerland the Zwitserse Frank is used to pay.

Exchange rate Zwitserse Frank op 20 may 2019

1 Zwitserse Frank = € 0,88 euro
100 Zwitserse Frank = € 87,85 euro

1 euro = 1,14 Zwitserse Frank
100 euro = 113,84 Zwitserse Frank

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Vaccinations Switzerland

Vaccinations Switzerland

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Switzerland.

  • Tekenencefalitis