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
January 32°F/40°F
41%
February 32°F/41°F
37%
March 34°F/52°F
34%
April 45°F/63°F
38%
May 50°F/68°F
59%
June 58°F/76°F
59%
July 61°F/79°F
48%
August 59°F/77°F
44%
September 52°F/72°F
39%
October 45°F/63°F
28%
November 43°F/52°F
36%
December 34°F/41°F
56%

Weather and climate in Zurich

  • Between january and march the climate is the worst possible. The temperature rises to 52°F and you can expect to have 3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of april the climate is okay. At lunchtime, it's 63°F in average and you can expect to have 2.6in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From may to september the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 72°F°C and you can expect to have 2.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In october the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 61°F in average and you can expect to have 3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of november the climate is unfavorable. It is for example 52°F as maximum temperature in november and it rains in november about 3.4in.
  • In december the climate is very bad. the thermometer goes up to 41°F°C and, in december, 18 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.


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