Switzerland in january: average Weather, Temperature and Climate, Where to go?

How is the weather in Switzerland in january? Is it a good time to visit Lausanne and Bern? Have a look at weather averages and informations below.

Weather in Switzerland in january 2020

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

Weather at 7am
-2°C

FogFog
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Snow showers

18%

Weather at 1pm
4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Snow showers

18%

Cloudy

11%

Weather at 7pm
-0°C

FogFog
25% of time

Clear/Sunny

20%

Snow showers

17%

Partly Cloudy

16%

More information about the weather in Zurich in january

Average weather in january in Bern

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Snow showers

20%

Fog

11%

Weather at 1pm
3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Partly Cloudy

28%

Snow showers

13%

Moderate rain at times

9%

Weather at 7pm
-1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
26% of time

Fog

20%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Snow showers

17%

More information about the weather in Bern in january

Average weather in january in Davos

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-11°C

Snow showersSnow showers
38% of time

Fog

24%

Clear/Sunny

23%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Weather at 1pm
-3°C

Snow showersSnow showers
35% of time

Fog

33%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Weather at 7pm
-8°C

Snow showersSnow showers
40% of time

Fog

34%

Clear/Sunny

13%

Partly Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Davos in january

Average weather in january in Geneva

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Snow showers

17%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Weather at 1pm
3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Snow showers

11%

Weather at 7pm
-0°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% of time

Moderate rain at times

17%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Fog

16%

More information about the weather in Geneva in january

Average weather in january in Lausanne

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Snow showers

19%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 1pm
4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Snow showers

14%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Weather at 7pm
1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Snow showers

17%

Fog

13%

More information about the weather in Lausanne in january

Average weather in january in Basel

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-1°C

FogFog
22% of time

Clear/Sunny

20%

Snow showers

15%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Weather at 1pm
4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Cloudy

13%

Weather at 7pm
1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
21% of time

Fog

18%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

16%

More information about the weather in Basel in january

Average weather in january in Fribourg

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Snow showers

22%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Weather at 1pm
3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Snow showers

19%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Weather at 7pm
-1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Fog

21%

Snow showers

19%

Partly Cloudy

16%

More information about the weather in Fribourg in january

Average weather in january in Interlaken

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Snow showers

25%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Fog

16%

Weather at 1pm
-1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Snow showers

22%

Fog

19%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Weather at 7pm
-5°C

FogFog
27% of time

Snow showers

25%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Partly Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Interlaken in january

Average weather in january in Lucerne

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Snow showers

17%

Fog

12%

Weather at 1pm
3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Snow showers

13%

Fog

12%

Weather at 7pm
-1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
23% of time

Fog

22%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Snow showers

17%

More information about the weather in Lucerne in january

Average weather in january in Lugano

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

9%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 1pm
5°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

6%

Weather at 7pm
-0°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Fog

9%

Moderate rain at times

8%

More information about the weather in Lugano in january

Average weather in january in Montreux

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-5°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Snow showers

16%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Weather at 1pm
2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Fog

13%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Weather at 7pm
-3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% of time

Fog

19%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

15%

More information about the weather in Montreux in january

Average weather in january in Sion

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Snow showers

22%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Fog

13%

Weather at 1pm
1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Fog

23%

Snow showers

18%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Weather at 7pm
-4°C

FogFog
29% of time

Snow showers

24%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Moderate rain at times

12%

More information about the weather in Sion in january

Average weather in january in Zermatt

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-12°C

Snow showersSnow showers
39% of time

Fog

23%

Clear/Sunny

22%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Weather at 1pm
-5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
39% of time

Fog

27%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Weather at 7pm
-9°C

Snow showersSnow showers
47% of time

Fog

27%

Clear/Sunny

14%

Partly Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Zermatt in january

Average weather in january in Aarau

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Snow showers

20%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Fog

17%

Weather at 1pm
2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Snow showers

16%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Weather at 7pm
1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
23% of time

Fog

21%

Snow showers

16%

Moderate rain at times

14%

More information about the weather in Aarau in january

Average weather in january in Altstatten

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% of time

Fog

21%

Snow showers

18%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Weather at 1pm
-0°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Snow showers

15%

Fog

11%

Weather at 7pm
-1°C

FogFog
29% of time

Clear/Sunny

20%

Snow showers

18%

Partly Cloudy

15%

More information about the weather in Altstatten in january

Average weather in january in Andermatt

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-10°C

Snow showersSnow showers
36% of time

Fog

35%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Partly Cloudy

9%

Weather at 1pm
-4°C

Snow showersSnow showers
36% of time

Fog

30%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
-5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
41% of time

Fog

35%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Partly Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in Andermatt in january

Average weather in january in Arbon

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-2°C

Snow showersSnow showers
24% of time

Clear/Sunny

23%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Fog

20%

Weather at 1pm
3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Snow showers

19%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 7pm
1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Snow showers

22%

Fog

21%

Partly Cloudy

17%

More information about the weather in Arbon in january

Average weather in january in Bellinzona

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Heavy rain

6%

Weather at 1pm
2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 7pm
-1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Fog

8%

More information about the weather in Bellinzona in january

Average weather in january in Burgdorf

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Snow showers

19%

Fog

13%

Weather at 1pm
2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Partly Cloudy

29%

Snow showers

13%

Moderate rain at times

9%

Weather at 7pm
1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Fog

18%

Snow showers

14%

More information about the weather in Burgdorf in january

Average weather in january in Biasca

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Snow showers

23%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Fog

5%

Weather at 1pm
1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Snow showers

20%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Cloudy

4%

Weather at 7pm
-2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Snow showers

23%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Fog

9%

More information about the weather in Biasca in january

Average weather in january in Biel/Bienne

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% of time

Snow showers

20%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Fog

15%

Weather at 1pm
2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Snow showers

16%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Weather at 7pm
1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
23% of time

Fog

18%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

15%

More information about the weather in Biel/Bienne in january

Average weather in january in Brig

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-11°C

Snow showersSnow showers
39% of time

Fog

27%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Weather at 1pm
-5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
42% of time

Fog

26%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
-6°C

Snow showersSnow showers
45% of time

Fog

31%

Clear/Sunny

11%

Partly Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Brig in january


Where to go in Switzerland in january?

Where to go in Switzerland in january: destination map

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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 4°C and minimum temperature is 1°C (for an average temperature of 2°C). The climate is rather cold in that locality in this month. Do not forget to cover yourself! With 106mm over 14 days, you will experience some showers throughout your vacations. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.

January
Average temperature 2°C
Highest temperature 4°C
Lowest temperature 1°C
Rainfall 106mm
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(44%)
Humidity 90%
Cloud cover 51%
Length of day 08:53
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Zurich in January

Climate in Bern in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 4°C and minimum temperature is -0°C (for an average temperature of 2°C). The climate is quite cold here in january. Plan to cover you well! With 99mm over 14 days, rain may occur during your trip. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.

January
Average temperature 2°C
Highest temperature 4°C
Lowest temperature -0°C
Rainfall 99mm
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(44%)
Humidity 88%
Cloud cover 43%
Length of day 08:57
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 -4°C (maximum temperature is -1°C and minimum temperature is -7°C). The climate is rather more than very fresh in that locality in the month of january. Plan a sweater! With 115mm over 16 days, rain may occur during your stay. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.

January
Average temperature -4°C
Highest temperature -1°C
Lowest temperature -7°C
Rainfall 115mm
Number of days with rainfall 16 day(s)
(50%)
Humidity 97%
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 Geneva in January

In january, the mean temperature in Geneva is 2°C (maximum temperature is 4°C and minimum temperature is -0°C). The climate is rather cold in this city in the month of january. Do not forget to take with you warm clothes! With 159mm over 16 days, rain may occur throughout your trip. But this is moderate and it will not be continuous.

January
Average temperature 2°C
Highest temperature 4°C
Lowest temperature -0°C
Rainfall 159mm
Number of days with rainfall 16 day(s)
(50%)
Humidity 88%
Cloud cover 46%
Length of day 09:02
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Geneva in January

Climate in Lausanne in January

In january, the mean temperature in Lausanne is 3°C (maximum temperature is 5°C and minimum temperature is 1°C). The climate is quite cold in this city in january. Do not forget to cover yourself! With 118mm over 13 days, rain may occur during your stay. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.

January
Average temperature 3°C
Highest temperature 5°C
Lowest temperature 1°C
Rainfall 118mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(43%)
Humidity 85%
Cloud cover 39%
Length of day 09:00
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Lausanne in January

All cities in Switzerland in january

Zurich in januaryvery bad weather
Bern in januaryvery bad weather
Davos in januaryvery bad weather
Geneva in januaryvery bad weather
Lausanne in januaryvery bad weather
Basel in januaryvery bad weather
Fribourg in januaryvery bad weather
Interlaken in januaryvery bad weather
Lucerne in januaryvery bad weather
Lugano in januaryvery bad weather
Montreux in januaryvery bad weather
Sion in januaryvery bad weather
Zermatt in januaryvery bad weather
Aarau in januaryvery bad weather
Altstatten in januaryvery bad weather
Andermatt in januaryvery bad weather
Arbon in januaryvery bad weather
Bellinzona in januaryvery bad weather
Burgdorf in januaryvery bad weather
Biasca in januaryvery bad weather
Biel/Bienne in januaryvery bad weather
See full list of cities (63)

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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 of year to visit Switzerland.


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