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

How are weather conditions in Switzerland in may? Is it a good time to go to Lausanne and Davos? Check this with weather averages and advices below.

Weather in Switzerland in may 2019

In this section, you have access to the weather forecast for the month of may for most popular cities in Switzerland. These datas are statistics for may from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Average weather in may in Zurich

good weather

Weather at 7am
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Moderate rain at times

22%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Fog

12%

Weather at 1pm
20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times

33%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Clear/Sunny

34%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

9%

More information about the weather in Zurich in may

Average weather in may in Bern

good weather

Weather at 7am
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

11%

Weather at 1pm
19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times

34%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 7pm
15°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
49% of time

Clear/Sunny

29%

Heavy rain

9%

Partly Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in Bern in may

Average weather in may in Davos

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% of time

Snow showers

22%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Weather at 1pm
11°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
29% of time

Clear/Sunny

26%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Snow showers

17%

Weather at 7pm
7°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
28% of time

Moderate rain at times

21%

Snow showers

20%

Clear/Sunny

15%

More information about the weather in Davos in may

Average weather in may in Geneva

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Moderate rain at times

24%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Heavy rain

11%

Weather at 1pm
19°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny

32%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
44% of time

Clear/Sunny

28%

Heavy rain

13%

Partly Cloudy

11%

More information about the weather in Geneva in may

Average weather in may in Lausanne

good weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 1pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times

30%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 7pm
15°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Clear/Sunny

35%

Partly Cloudy

10%

Heavy rain

10%

More information about the weather in Lausanne in may

Average weather in may in Basel

good weather

Weather at 7am
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 1pm
19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Moderate rain at times

34%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Clear/Sunny

33%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

10%

More information about the weather in Basel in may

Average weather in may in Fribourg

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 1pm
18°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Clear/Sunny

35%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 7pm
15°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
52% of time

Clear/Sunny

23%

Heavy rain

13%

Partly Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in Fribourg in may

Average weather in may in Interlaken

bad weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Moderate rain at times

29%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

14%

Weather at 1pm
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Moderate rain at times

31%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

20%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 7pm
8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

21%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Heavy rain

19%

More information about the weather in Interlaken in may

Average weather in may in Lucerne

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

21%

Heavy rain

15%

Weather at 1pm
19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Moderate rain at times

35%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 7pm
15°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
45% of time

Clear/Sunny

28%

Heavy rain

12%

Partly Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Lucerne in may

Average weather in may in Lugano

good weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 1pm
21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Moderate rain at times

28%

Heavy rain

12%

Partly Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Lugano in may

Average weather in may in Montreux

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 1pm
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Moderate rain at times

32%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

12%

Weather at 7pm
11°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
44% of time

Clear/Sunny

28%

Heavy rain

15%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

9%

More information about the weather in Montreux in may

Average weather in may in Sion

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times

24%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Moderate rain at times

26%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

24%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 7pm
10°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

23%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Heavy rain

15%

More information about the weather in Sion in may

Average weather in may in Zermatt

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
26% of time

Clear/Sunny

18%

Fog

16%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Weather at 1pm
6°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
36% of time

Snow showers

17%

Heavy rain

15%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Weather at 7pm
4°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
36% of time

Snow showers

26%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Heavy rain

14%

More information about the weather in Zermatt in may

Average weather in may in Aarau

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Moderate rain at times

21%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Fog

16%

Weather at 1pm
17°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Clear/Sunny

36%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
44% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Heavy rain

11%

Partly Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Aarau in may

Average weather in may in Altstatten

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

11%

Weather at 1pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Moderate rain at times

34%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

9%

Weather at 7pm
17°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

11%

Heavy rain

9%

More information about the weather in Altstatten in may

Average weather in may in Andermatt

bad weather

Weather at 7am
2°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
23% of time

Snow showers

19%

Fog

16%

Clear/Sunny

15%

Weather at 1pm
9°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
24% of time

Clear/Sunny

22%

Moderate rain at times

22%

Snow showers

10%

Weather at 7pm
8°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
26% of time

Moderate rain at times

26%

Clear/Sunny

14%

Snow showers

14%

More information about the weather in Andermatt in may

Average weather in may in Arbon

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

22%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 1pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times

35%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

10%

More information about the weather in Arbon in may

Average weather in may in Bellinzona

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times

19%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 1pm
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times

29%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 7pm
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times

33%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

15%

Heavy rain

9%

More information about the weather in Bellinzona in may

Average weather in may in Burgdorf

good weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Fog

13%

Weather at 1pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times

32%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Clear/Sunny

28%

Partly Cloudy

10%

Heavy rain

10%

More information about the weather in Burgdorf in may

Average weather in may in Biasca

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 1pm
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Moderate rain at times

30%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

7%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Moderate rain at times

35%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

15%

Heavy rain

8%

More information about the weather in Biasca in may

Average weather in may in Biel/Bienne

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
27% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Fog

18%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Weather at 1pm
18°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Clear/Sunny

33%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Heavy rain

11%

More information about the weather in Biel/Bienne in may

Average weather in may in Brig

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
33% of time

Fog

21%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Weather at 1pm
7°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
29% of time

Clear/Sunny

22%

Snow showers

20%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Weather at 7pm
6°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
27% of time

Snow showers

27%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Heavy rain

10%

More information about the weather in Brig in may


Where to go in Switzerland in may?

Where to go in Switzerland in may: destination map

Legend: perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad

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

Remember:
The climate in Switzerland in may ranges from good to very bad depending on the region and city.

warning in may the weather is not the same depending on the city and regions of the country.

It is not ideal 100%, but the weather in Switzerland that month is, on average, good in Zurich, Lugano, Lausanne and Bern. I allows to appreciate tour in these areas. And even why not take a little time to relax under the sun!

If you do not go to spend your time in a lounger by the pool, but, for example for hiking, the cities of Lucerne, Montreux, Fribourg, Basel and Geneva have a decent enough weather for that in may. Eventually, it is not advisable to travel in the cities of Sion, Interlaken, Zermatt and Davos in may because the climate is unfavorable.


Climate in Switzerland in may

Climate in Zurich in May

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Zurich is 16°C (maximum temperature is 20°C and minimum temperature is 11°C). The climate quite enjoyable in this city in this month. With 140mm over 18 days, you risk getting wet slightly throughout your trip. But this is pretty reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a good weather, the month of may is a recommended month to go in this city.

May
Average temperature 16°C
Highest temperature 20°C
Lowest temperature 11°C
Rainfall 140mm
Number of days with rainfall 18 day(s)
(58%)
Humidity 90%
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 15:06
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Zurich in May

Climate in Bern in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 19°C and minimum temperature is 10°C (for an average temperature of 14°C). The climate is quite fresh around this city in the month of may, but it is liveable when dressing cosy. With 155mm over 18 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your holidays. But this is rather reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a good weather, the month of may is an advisable month to go in this city in Switzerland.

May
Average temperature 14°C
Highest temperature 19°C
Lowest temperature 10°C
Rainfall 155mm
Number of days with rainfall 18 day(s)
(59%)
Humidity 90%
Cloud cover 41%
Length of day 15:04
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Bern in May

Climate in Davos in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 11°C and minimum temperature is 4°C (for an average temperature of 7°C). The climate is quite fresh in this city in this month, but it is tolerable by dressing hot. With 230mm over 24 days, rainfall can happen during your stay. But this is moderate and it is only of temporary showers.

May
Average temperature 7°C
Highest temperature 11°C
Lowest temperature 4°C
Rainfall 230mm
Number of days with rainfall 24 day(s)
(79%)
Humidity 94%
Cloud cover 53%
Length of day 15:03
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Davos in May

Climate in Geneva in May

In may, the mean temperature in Geneva is 15°C (maximum temperature is 19°C and minimum temperature is 10°C). The climate is quite cool here in this month, but it is endurable by dressing warm. With 181mm over 19 days, rain may occur throughout your trip. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct climate, the month of may is okay (but not the best time) for traveling in this city in Switzerland.

May
Average temperature 15°C
Highest temperature 19°C
Lowest temperature 10°C
Rainfall 181mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(62%)
Humidity 90%
Cloud cover 41%
Length of day 14:58
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Geneva in May

Climate in Lausanne in May

In may, maximum temperature is 18°C and minimum temperature is 11°C (for an average temperature of 15°C). The climate is rather fresh in this location in this month, but it is livable by dressing hot. With 125mm over 17 days, rainfall can happen for your stay. But this is pretty moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a good weather, may is an advisable month to go in this city in Switzerland.

May
Average temperature 15°C
Highest temperature 18°C
Lowest temperature 11°C
Rainfall 125mm
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(55%)
Humidity 88%
Cloud cover 35%
Length of day 15:01
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Lausanne in May

All cities in Switzerland in may

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

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Weather data for Switzerland in may:

Weather data for Switzerland in may 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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