Switzerland in may: average weather 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.

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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

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Moderate rain at times31%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
41% of time

Clear/Sunny38%

Heavy rain10%

Partly Cloudy10%

More information about the weather in Zurich in may

Average weather in may in Bern

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times17%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
43% of time

Moderate rain at times32%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Clear/Sunny34%

Heavy rain8%

Partly Cloudy7%

More information about the weather in Bern in may

Average weather in may in Davos

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times16%

Snow showers16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 10°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
30% of time

Clear/Sunny26%

Moderate rain at times21%

Snow showers16%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

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

Moderate rain at times23%

Snow showers18%

Clear/Sunny18%

More information about the weather in Davos in may

Average weather in may in Geneva

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny31%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain12%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Clear/Sunny26%

Heavy rain15%

Partly Cloudy7%

More information about the weather in Geneva in may

Average weather in may in Lausanne

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times21%

Heavy rain12%

Partly Cloudy10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times34%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
43% of time

Clear/Sunny36%

Heavy rain11%

Partly Cloudy7%

More information about the weather in Lausanne in may

Average weather in may in Basel

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 19°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Clear/Sunny35%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Clear/Sunny34%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain11%

More information about the weather in Basel in may

Average weather in may in Fribourg

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Moderate rain at times25%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times37%

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
55% of time

Clear/Sunny26%

Partly Cloudy8%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Fribourg in may

Average weather in may in Interlaken

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Heavy rain17%

Partly Cloudy16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Moderate rain at times32%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder22%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 7°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder21%

Clear/Sunny19%

Heavy rain16%

More information about the weather in Interlaken in may

Average weather in may in Lucerne

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
43% of time

Moderate rain at times21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times39%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder8%

Partly Cloudy7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Clear/Sunny29%

Heavy rain12%

Partly Cloudy9%

More information about the weather in Lucerne in may

Average weather in may in Lugano

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy14%

Moderate rain at times10%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Moderate rain at times18%

Partly Cloudy10%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Moderate rain at times21%

Partly Cloudy9%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Lugano in may

Average weather in may in Montreux

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Moderate rain at times33%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder12%

Partly Cloudy8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 10°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Clear/Sunny32%

Heavy rain10%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder7%

More information about the weather in Montreux in may

Average weather in may in Sion

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times21%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 13°C

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

Clear/Sunny28%

Moderate rain at times25%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder24%

Clear/Sunny18%

Heavy rain13%

More information about the weather in Sion in may

Average weather in may in Zermatt

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Snow showers19%

Partly Cloudy16%

Fog13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 8°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
32% of time

Moderate rain at times20%

Heavy rain17%

Snow showers15%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 5°C

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunderModerate or heavy rain in area with thunder
31% of time

Snow showers24%

Moderate rain at times17%

Heavy rain16%

More information about the weather in Zermatt in may

Average weather in may in Aarau

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Moderate rain at times21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Fog13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times38%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Clear/Sunny33%

Heavy rain10%

Partly Cloudy8%

More information about the weather in Aarau in may

Average weather in may in Altstatten

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Moderate rain at times35%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder9%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Clear/Sunny33%

Heavy rain9%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder9%

More information about the weather in Altstatten in may

Average weather in may in Andermatt

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 2°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
20% of time

Snow showers19%

Fog17%

Clear/Sunny17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder24%

Moderate rain at times22%

Snow showers11%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder25%

Clear/Sunny16%

Snow showers15%

More information about the weather in Andermatt in may

Average weather in may in Arbon

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times34%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Clear/Sunny34%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain9%

More information about the weather in Arbon in may

Average weather in may in Bellinzona

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
55% of time

Moderate rain at times18%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Moderate rain at times29%

Heavy rain9%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder6%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times32%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder14%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Bellinzona in may

Average weather in may in Burgdorf

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times19%

Partly Cloudy17%

Fog11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times33%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Clear/Sunny31%

Partly Cloudy9%

Heavy rain8%

More information about the weather in Burgdorf in may

Average weather in may in Biasca

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Moderate rain at times15%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Moderate rain at times30%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder7%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times33%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder16%

Heavy rain6%

More information about the weather in Biasca in may


Where to go in Switzerland in may?

Where to go in Switzerland in may: destination map

perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad

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 15°C (maximum temperature is 20°C and minimum temperature is 10°C). The climate quite enjoyable in this city in this month. With 140mm over 19 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 15°C
Highest temperature 20°C
Lowest temperature 10°C
Rainfall 140mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(61%)
Humidity 90%
Cloud cover 38%
Length of day 15:07
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 18°C and minimum temperature is 8°C (for an average temperature of 13°C). The climate is quite fresh around this city in the month of may, but it is liveable when dressing cosy. With 156mm over 19 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 13°C
Highest temperature 18°C
Lowest temperature 8°C
Rainfall 156mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(60%)
Humidity 91%
Cloud cover 39%
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 3°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 245mm over 25 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 3°C
Rainfall 245mm
Number of days with rainfall 25 day(s)
(80%)
Humidity 94%
Cloud cover 49%
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 13°C (maximum temperature is 18°C and minimum temperature is 8°C). The climate is quite cool here in this month, but it is endurable by dressing warm. With 218mm over 22 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 13°C
Highest temperature 18°C
Lowest temperature 8°C
Rainfall 218mm
Number of days with rainfall 22 day(s)
(69%)
Humidity 92%
Cloud cover 44%
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 9°C (for an average temperature of 13°C). The climate is rather fresh in this location in this month, but it is livable by dressing hot. With 147mm over 19 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 13°C
Highest temperature 18°C
Lowest temperature 9°C
Rainfall 147mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(60%)
Humidity 90%
Cloud cover 37%
Length of day 15:00
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good

more information about the climate in Lausanne in May

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.


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 maytolerable weather
Fribourg in maytolerable weather
Interlaken in mayvery bad weather
Lucerne in maytolerable weather
Lugano in maygood weather
Montreux in maytolerable weather
Sion in mayvery bad weather
Zermatt in mayvery bad weather
Aarau in maytolerable weather
Altstatten in maytolerable weather
Andermatt in maybad weather
Arbon in maygood weather
Bellinzona in maytolerable weather
Burgdorf in maygood weather
Biasca in maytolerable weather

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