Basel, Switzerland: Best time to go and average weather

Discover the perfect time to visit Basel in Switzerland from seasonal norms, below.

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When is the best time to go to Basel?

When is the best time to go to Basel? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Basel are July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • February is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are May, July and December

For full information about the climate and weather in Basel a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad weather Basel in january
very bad weather Basel in february
very bad weather Basel in march
tolerable weather Basel in april
tolerable weather Basel in may
tolerable weather Basel in june
good weather Basel in july
good weather Basel in august
good weather Basel in september
tolerable weather Basel in october
bad weather Basel in november
very bad weather Basel in december

Weather and climate in Basel

  • Between the months of january and march the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 6°C and you can expect to have 73mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of april and june the climate is not good, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 15°C and it rains in june about 132mm.
  • Between the months of july and september the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 11°C and, in september, 10 days of rain are expected.
  • In october the climate is correct. The temperature rises to 17°C and, in october, 10 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of november the climate is bad. the thermometer goes up to 11°C°C and you can expect to have 96mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of december the climate is very bad. The record temperature this month is 12°C and you can expect to have 175mm of rainfall/month during this period.


Chart: temperature and rainfall in Basel

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Basel: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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