Weather in Switzerland in january 2025

Below, find the the weather forecast for the month of january for most popular cities in Switzerland. These forecasts are statistics for the month of january from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in january in Zurich

very bad weather 329.9cm

Weather at 6am
29°F

Clear/Sunny

17%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Snow showers

17%

Weather at 12pm
40°F

Clear/Sunny

24%

Cloudy

20%

Snow showers

15%

Weather at 6pm
32°F

Partly Cloudy

18%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Snow showers

15%

Weather at 3am
31°F

Snow showers

26%

Fog

23%

Clear/Sunny

17%

Partly Cloudy

16%

More information about the weather in Zurich in january



Where to go in Switzerland in january?

Where to go in Switzerland in january: destination map

Legend: perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad

Where to go in each region in january?

Central Switzerland
(Lucerne, Schwyz, Andermatt...)
very bad weather
Eastern Switzerland
(Davos, Kreuzlingen, Saint Moritz...)
very bad weather
Espace Mittelland
(Fribourg, Bern, Interlaken...)
very bad weather
Lake Geneva region of Switzerland
(Geneva, Lausanne, Montreux...)
very bad weather
Nordwestschweiz
(Basel, Aarau, Wohlen...)
very bad weather
Ticino
(Lugano, Bellinzona, Locarno...)
very bad weather
Zurich
(Zurich, Winterthur, Kloten...)
very bad weather


Where should you go in Switzerland in january when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in Switzerland in january is very bad across the board.

The month of january is one of the worst month for spending holidays in Switzerland. The climate in Lucerne, Zurich, Lugano, Montreux, Fribourg, Sion, Lausanne, Interlaken, Bern, Basel, Geneva, Zermatt and Davos and everywhere in the country is ver bad. It's cold, the sun is not there all the time and you take the risk being faced with rain very often wherever you go.


Climate in Switzerland in january

Climate in Zurich in january

In january, maximum temperature is 40°F and minimum temperature is 29°F (for an average temperature of 34°F). The climate is rather cold in that locality in this month. Do not forget to cover yourself! With 3.9in over 6 days, you will experience some showers throughout your vacations. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.

January
Average temperature 34°F
Highest temperature 40°F
Lowest temperature 29°F
Rainfall 3.9in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(21%)
Humidity 92%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 55%
Length of day 08:55
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Zurich in january

Climate in Basel in january

In january, maximum temperature is 41°F and minimum temperature is 32°F (for an average temperature of 36°F). The climate is rather cold in that area in this month. Do not forget to cover yourself! With 4.4in over 7 days, you risk getting wet slightly for your vacations. But this is pretty reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.

January
Average temperature 36°F
Highest temperature 41°F
Lowest temperature 32°F
Rainfall 4.4in
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(23%)
Humidity 91%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 54%
Length of day 08:53
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Basel in january

Climate in Bern in january

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 40°F and minimum temperature is 27°F (for an average temperature of 32°F). The climate is quite cold here in january. Plan to cover you well! With 3.5in over 5 days, rain may occur during your trip. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.

January
Average temperature 32°F
Highest temperature 40°F
Lowest temperature 27°F
Rainfall 3.5in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(17%)
Humidity 90%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 47%
Length of day 08:58
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Bern in january

Climate in Davos in january

In january, the mean temperature in Davos is 22°F (maximum temperature is 27°F and minimum temperature is 14°F). The climate is rather more than very fresh in that locality in the month of january. Plan a sweater! With 4.1in over 7 days, rain may occur during your stay. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.

January
Average temperature 22°F
Highest temperature 27°F
Lowest temperature 14°F
Rainfall 4.1in
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(22%)
Humidity 95%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 52%
Length of day 08:58
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Davos in january

Climate in Fribourg in january

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 40°F and minimum temperature is 25°F (for an average temperature of 32°F). The climate is quite more than very fresh here in january. Plan to cover you well! With 6.9in over 9 days, rain may occur throughout your journey. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.

January
Average temperature 32°F
Highest temperature 40°F
Lowest temperature 25°F
Rainfall 6.9in
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(31%)
Humidity 91%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 47%
Length of day 08:58
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Fribourg in january


All cities in Switzerland in january

Zurich in januaryvery bad weather
Basel in januaryvery bad weather
Bern in januaryvery bad weather
Davos in januaryvery bad weather
Fribourg in januaryvery bad weather
Geneva in januaryvery bad weather
Lausanne in januaryvery bad weather
Lucerne in januaryvery bad weather
Lugano in januaryvery bad weather
Aarau in januaryvery bad weather
Andermatt in januaryvery bad weather
Bellinzona in januaryvery bad weather
Interlaken in januaryvery bad weather
Kloten in januaryvery bad weather
Kreuzlingen in januaryvery bad weather
Locarno in januaryvery bad weather
Montreux in januaryvery bad weather
Morges in januaryvery bad weather
Morgins in januaryvery bad weather
Saint Moritz in januaryvery bad weather
Schwyz in januaryvery bad weather
See full list of cities (80)



Weather data for Switzerland in january:

Weather data for Switzerland in january is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Switzerland. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Switzerland can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to Switzerland.


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