Best time to visit, weather and climate Zermatt

Best time to visit Zermatt, Switzerland

The best time to visit Zermatt in Switzerland is from june until september, when you will have a very cold temperature, but little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Zermatt is 14°C in july and the lowest is -5°C in january.

The average climate figure for Zermatt is an 8,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


Zermatt has the tundra climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Zermatt 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 30 years.

Climate Zermatt per month

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

Zermatt has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Zermatt 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.


Climate Zermatt

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -5°C -5°C -2°C 2°C 6°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 10°C 5°C -1°C -4°C
Night -14°C -13°C -10°C -5°C -2°C 3°C 5°C 5°C 2°C -2°C -7°C -12°C
Precip 30
mm
33
mm
50
mm
69
mm
81
mm
85
mm
97
mm
82
mm
52
mm
92
mm
111
mm
34
mm
Rain
days
2 2 5 10 19 23 24 23 17 10 4 3
Snow
days
14 16 19 19 9 1 0 0 1 6 14 12
Dry
days
15 10 7 1 3 6 7 8 12 15 12 16
Sun hours
per day
4 4 4 6 6 8 10 10 8 5 4 4
Wind force
in 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 Zermatt january

On average, it is maximum -5° in january in Zermatt and at least around -14° degrees. In january there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Zermatt and on average, it snows 14 days in january.

Weather Zermatt february

On average, it is maximum -5° in february in Zermatt and at least around -13° degrees. In february there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Zermatt and on average, it snows 16 days in february.

Weather Zermatt march

On average, it is maximum -2° in march in Zermatt and at least around -10° degrees. In march there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Zermatt and on average, it snows 19 days in march.

Weather Zermatt april

On average, it is maximum 2° in april in Zermatt and at least around -5° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 69 mm. The it will be dry 1 day this month in Zermatt and on average, it snows 19 days in april.

Weather Zermatt may

On average, it is maximum 6° in may in Zermatt and at least around -2° degrees. In may there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 81 mm. The it will be dry 3 days this month in Zermatt and on average, it snows 9 days in may.

Weather Zermatt june

On average, it is maximum 11° in june in Zermatt and at least around 3° degrees. In june there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 85 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Zermatt and on average, it snows 1 day in june.

Weather Zermatt july

On average, it is maximum 14° in july in Zermatt and at least around 5° degrees. In july there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 97 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Zermatt.

Weather Zermatt august

On average, it is maximum 14° in august in Zermatt and at least around 5° degrees. In august there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 82 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Zermatt.

Weather Zermatt september

On average, it is maximum 10° in september in Zermatt and at least around 2° degrees. In september there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Zermatt and on average, it snows 1 day in september.

Weather Zermatt october

On average, it is maximum 5° in october in Zermatt and at least around -2° degrees. In october there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 92 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Zermatt and on average, it snows 6 days in october.

Weather Zermatt november

On average, it is maximum -1° in november in Zermatt and at least around -7° degrees. In november there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 111 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Zermatt and on average, it snows 14 days in november.

Weather Zermatt december

On average, it is maximum -4° in december in Zermatt and at least around -12° degrees. In december there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Zermatt and on average, it snows 12 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Zermatt

The weather for Zermatt in Switzerland will be -2° till -3° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Snow Wind UV
Tu
24 Nov
Licht bewolkt -2°C -6°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 1m/s 3
We
25 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt -2°C -5°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 2m/s 2
Th
26 Nov
Licht bewolkt -3°C -6°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 1m/s 3
Fr
27 Nov
Licht bewolkt -3°C -11°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 1m/s 3
Sa
28 Nov
Helder -2°C -11°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 1m/s 3
Su
29 Nov
Natte sneeuw -8°C -19°C 1.1 mm 65% 0.4 cm 2m/s 3
Mo
30 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt -13°C -22°C 0.2 mm 15% 0 cm 2m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Snow Wind UV
Tu
1 Dec
Natte sneeuw -8°C -18°C 1.4 mm 80% 1.1 cm 2m/s 2
We
2 Dec
Natte sneeuw -6°C -11°C 3.2 mm 90% 2.3 cm 3m/s 1
Th
3 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt -6°C -13°C 0.4 mm 25% 0 cm 2m/s 2
Fr
4 Dec
Licht bewolkt -5°C -14°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 0m/s 0
Sa
5 Dec
Helder -5°C -13°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 1m/s 0
Su
6 Dec
Helder -5°C -12°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 1m/s 0
Mo
7 Dec
Helder -3°C -11°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 1m/s 0

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Flight tickets to Zermatt

The 3 nearest airports to Zermatt you can fly to are:

  • Aosta Airport (43 km)
    Aosta
  • Malpensa International Airport (87 km)
    Milan
  • Lugano Airport (90 km)
    Lugano

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About Zermatt

Zermatt lies in Switzerland in the province Valais. If you want to call Zermatt 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.

Zermatt is in a straight line at 839 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 2 hours55.

The coordinates of Zermatt, Switzerland are latitude: 46.019985 en longitude: 7.748632

The GPS coordinates are N 46° 1' 12.0000" en E 7° 44' 54.9600"

Currency Zermatt

In Zermatt the Swiss franc is used to pay.

Exchange rate Swiss franc (CHF) 24 november 2020

1 Swiss franc = 0,83 Pound sterling
100 Swiss franc = 82,87 Pound sterling

1 Pound sterling = 1,21 Swiss franc
100 Pound sterling = 120,68 Swiss franc

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Time difference Zermatt

In Zermatt it is now 13:38 o’clock in the afternoon on tuesday 24 november 2020. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Zermatt is Europe/Zurich and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Zermatt

Person and travel related vaccinations

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

  • Tekenencefalitis