Switzerland in january: average weather 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.

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Weather in Switzerland in january 2019

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

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -3°C

FogFog
31% of time

Clear/Sunny21%

Partly Cloudy21%

Snow showers16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Snow showers18%

Cloudy7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -1°C

FogFog
28% of time

Clear/Sunny26%

Partly Cloudy15%

Snow showers14%

More information about the weather in Zurich in january

Average weather in january in Bern

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Snow showers20%

Fog10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Snow showers12%

Fog7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Fog21%

Snow showers17%

Partly Cloudy16%

More information about the weather in Bern in january

Average weather in january in Davos

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -11°C

Snow showersSnow showers
35% of time

Fog28%

Clear/Sunny24%

Partly Cloudy13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: -3°C

FogFog
39% of time

Snow showers37%

Clear/Sunny14%

Partly Cloudy8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -9°C

Snow showersSnow showers
41% of time

Fog35%

Clear/Sunny16%

Partly Cloudy7%

More information about the weather in Davos in january

Average weather in january in Geneva

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Snow showers19%

Partly Cloudy14%

Fog12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Snow showers13%

Moderate rain at times10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Fog22%

Snow showers14%

Moderate rain at times14%

More information about the weather in Geneva in january

Average weather in january in Lausanne

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Snow showers20%

Fog7%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Snow showers17%

Fog10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Fog21%

Snow showers19%

Partly Cloudy17%

More information about the weather in Lausanne in january

Average weather in january in Basel

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -2°C

FogFog
28% of time

Clear/Sunny19%

Snow showers17%

Partly Cloudy13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Cloudy13%

Snow showers13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -0°C

FogFog
23% of time

Clear/Sunny23%

Partly Cloudy16%

Moderate rain at times13%

More information about the weather in Basel in january

Average weather in january in Fribourg

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Snow showers23%

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Snow showers19%

Partly Cloudy18%

Fog12%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% of time

Fog26%

Snow showers19%

Partly Cloudy14%

More information about the weather in Fribourg in january

Average weather in january in Interlaken

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Snow showers25%

Fog18%

Partly Cloudy16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: -1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Snow showers22%

Fog20%

Partly Cloudy12%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -6°C

FogFog
30% of time

Snow showers24%

Clear/Sunny22%

Partly Cloudy12%

More information about the weather in Interlaken in january

Average weather in january in Lucerne

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -5°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Snow showers18%

Fog11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Fog14%

Snow showers13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Fog25%

Snow showers17%

Partly Cloudy14%

More information about the weather in Lucerne in january

Average weather in january in Lugano

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times7%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times6%

Heavy rain5%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
65% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Fog9%

Moderate rain at times7%

More information about the weather in Lugano in january

Average weather in january in Montreux

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -5°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Snow showers15%

Partly Cloudy14%

Moderate rain at times12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Fog16%

Moderate rain at times10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Fog23%

Snow showers15%

Moderate rain at times13%

More information about the weather in Montreux in january

Average weather in january in Sion

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Snow showers24%

Fog15%

Partly Cloudy13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: -0°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
26% of time

Fog26%

Snow showers21%

Partly Cloudy15%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -7°C

FogFog
33% of time

Snow showers28%

Clear/Sunny22%

Moderate rain at times8%

More information about the weather in Sion in january

Average weather in january in Zermatt

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -12°C

Snow showersSnow showers
34% of time

Clear/Sunny26%

Fog25%

Partly Cloudy12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: -3°C

Snow showersSnow showers
33% of time

Fog29%

Clear/Sunny22%

Partly Cloudy11%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -8°C

Snow showersSnow showers
41% of time

Fog30%

Clear/Sunny18%

Partly Cloudy8%

More information about the weather in Zermatt in january

Average weather in january in Aarau

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Snow showers22%

Partly Cloudy18%

Fog16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Snow showers16%

Moderate rain at times10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -0°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Fog23%

Snow showers17%

Partly Cloudy12%

More information about the weather in Aarau in january

Average weather in january in Altstatten

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Fog23%

Snow showers19%

Partly Cloudy14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: -0°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Snow showers16%

Fog12%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -1°C

FogFog
32% of time

Clear/Sunny22%

Snow showers19%

Moderate rain at times10%

More information about the weather in Altstatten in january

Average weather in january in Andermatt

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -11°C

FogFog
39% of time

Snow showers33%

Clear/Sunny18%

Partly Cloudy7%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: -5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
33% of time

Fog33%

Clear/Sunny19%

Partly Cloudy9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
39% of time

Fog38%

Clear/Sunny14%

Partly Cloudy5%

More information about the weather in Andermatt in january

Average weather in january in Arbon

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
26% of time

Snow showers24%

Fog22%

Partly Cloudy19%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Snow showers18%

Cloudy8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% of time

Fog23%

Snow showers22%

Partly Cloudy12%

More information about the weather in Arbon in january

Average weather in january in Bellinzona

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times9%

Fog6%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
65% of time

Partly Cloudy14%

Moderate rain at times8%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Moderate rain at times13%

Partly Cloudy12%

Fog8%

More information about the weather in Bellinzona in january

Average weather in january in Burgdorf

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Snow showers19%

Partly Cloudy19%

Fog14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Snow showers13%

Moderate rain at times9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -0°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Fog19%

Partly Cloudy16%

Snow showers15%

More information about the weather in Burgdorf in january

Average weather in january in Biasca

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
62% of time

Snow showers21%

Partly Cloudy11%

Fog6%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 1°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
63% of time

Snow showers19%

Partly Cloudy13%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Snow showers22%

Partly Cloudy11%

Fog9%

More information about the weather in Biasca in january


Where to go in Switzerland in january?

Where to go in Switzerland in january: destination map

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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 -0°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 83mm over 12 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 -0°C
Rainfall 83mm
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(39%)
Humidity 89%
Cloud cover 44%
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 3°C and minimum temperature is -1°C (for an average temperature of 1°C). The climate is quite cold here in january. Plan to cover you well! With 90mm over 13 days, rain may occur during your trip. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.

January
Average temperature 1°C
Highest temperature 3°C
Lowest temperature -1°C
Rainfall 90mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(42%)
Humidity 89%
Cloud cover 38%
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 -3°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 109mm over 16 days, rain may occur during your stay. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.

January
Average temperature -3°C
Highest temperature 1°C
Lowest temperature -7°C
Rainfall 109mm
Number of days with rainfall 16 day(s)
(52%)
Humidity 97%
Cloud cover 51%
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 1°C (maximum temperature is 4°C and minimum temperature is -2°C). The climate is rather cold in this city in the month of january. Do not forget to take with you warm clothes! With 156mm over 15 days, rain may occur throughout your trip. But this is moderate and it will not be continuous.

January
Average temperature 1°C
Highest temperature 4°C
Lowest temperature -2°C
Rainfall 156mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(49%)
Humidity 90%
Cloud cover 45%
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 1°C (maximum temperature is 3°C and minimum temperature is -1°C). The climate is quite cold in this city in january. Do not forget to cover yourself! With 108mm over 13 days, rain may occur during your stay. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.

January
Average temperature 1°C
Highest temperature 3°C
Lowest temperature -1°C
Rainfall 108mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(42%)
Humidity 90%
Cloud cover 37%
Length of day 09:00
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad

more information about the climate in Lausanne in January

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.


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

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