Zurich, Switzerland: Best time to go and average weather

Discover the best time to visit Zurich in Switzerland from average climate conditions, here.

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When is the best time to go to Zurich?

When is the best time to go to Zurich? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Zurich are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • February is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are May, June, July and December

For full information about the climate and weather in Zurich a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad weather Zurich in january
very bad weather Zurich in february
very bad weather Zurich in march
tolerable weather Zurich in april
good weather Zurich in may
good weather Zurich in june
good weather Zurich in july
good weather Zurich in august
good weather Zurich in september
tolerable weather Zurich in october
bad weather Zurich in november
very bad weather Zurich in december

Weather and climate in Zurich

  • Between january and march the climate is the worst possible. The temperature rises to 11°C and you can expect to have 76mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of april the climate is okay. At lunchtime, it's 17°C in average and you can expect to have 74mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From may to september the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 22°C°C and you can expect to have 73mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In october the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 16°C in average and you can expect to have 70mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of november the climate is unfavorable. It is for example 10°C as maximum temperature in november and it rains in november about 92mm.
  • In december the climate is very bad. the thermometer goes up to 5°C°C and, in december, 15 days of rain are expected.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Zurich

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Zurich: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

Map of Switzerland

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