Grindelwald weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Grindelwald

The best time to visit in Grindelwald in Switzerland is from June until September, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Grindelwald is 15°C in July and the lowest is -3°C in January. The weather and climate of Grindelwald is suitable for a winter sports.

Grindelwald has the tundra climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Grindelwald 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 weather Grindelwald by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -3 -3 0 3 7 12 15 15 11 7 2 -2
Precipitation (mm) 56 39 61 52 98 89 95 85 46 46 45 66

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14 day weather forecast Grindelwald

The weather for in Grindelwald will be 2° till -1° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Friday 3 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-12°
0.1 cm 0.2 mm 25% 2 m/s 0
Saturday 4 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
7.3 cm 22.0 mm 95% 2 m/s 0
Sunday 5 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
-9°
0.6 cm 1.8 mm 75% 1 m/s 0
Monday 6 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-9°
-17°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 0
Tuesday 7 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-14°
0.4 cm 0.4 mm 55% 2 m/s 0
Wednesday 8 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-8°
-12°
15.8 cm 13.3 mm 100% 3 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-10°
-16°
0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 2 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Friday 10 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
-15°
0.4 cm 0.4 mm 55% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-6°
13.8 cm 11.5 mm 100% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 12 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-6°
1.2 cm 1.9 mm 80% 2 m/s 1
Monday 13 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-3°
0.9 cm 0.8 mm 70% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 14 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-2°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Wednesday 15 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-6°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Thursday 16 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-6°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1

Climate Grindelwald

Grindelwald has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Grindelwald is 5° degrees and there is about 778 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 118 days a year with an average humidity of 89% and an UV-index of 2.

Climate table of Grindelwald

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -3 -3 0 3 7 12 15 15 11 7 2 -2
Night temp. (°C) -12 -13 -9 -5 -1 3 6 6 3 -2 -6 -11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 56 39 61 52 98 89 95 85 46 46 45 66
Days with rain 4 4 11 16 22 21 22 20 16 11 9 6
Days with snow 20 18 17 9 4 - - - 1 4 10 15
Dry days 7 6 3 5 5 9 9 11 13 16 11 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 4 5 7 7 8 9 9 7 6 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 2 2 1 1

Grindelwald weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Grindelwald? 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 Grindelwald?

Grindelwald is located in Switzerland. It lies in a straight line at 499 miles from London.

The coordinates of Grindelwald are:

  • Latitude: 46.625435
  • Longitude: 8.033231

The GPS coordinates are 46° 37' N, 8° 1' E

How long is the flight to Grindelwald?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Grindelwald is approximately 2 h. 50 min.

What are the nearest airports to Grindelwald?

These are the airports closests to Grindelwald:

  • Bern Belp Airport (32 mi) – Bern
  • Lugano Airport (60 mi) – Lugano
  • Zürich Airport (63 mi) – Zurich

How big is Grindelwald?

The area of Grindelwald is around 15 mi².

What is the currency of Grindelwald?

In Grindelwald the Swiss franc (CHF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 3 December 2021

  • 1 Swiss franc = 1.21 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.83 Swiss franc
  • 10 Swiss franc = 12.07 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 8.29 Swiss franc
  • 100 Swiss franc = 120.68 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 82.87 Swiss franc

What is the area code of Grindelwald?

The area code to call Grindelwald is +41.