Average weather in January in Sion (Canton of Valais), Switzerland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Sion in January is -5.0°C (23°F). The amount of rain/snow in January is normal with an average of 52mm (2.0in). Most people don't tend to visit Sion during this period since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 3.0°C (37.4°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. You will hardly see any sun with 78 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Sion should plan on bringing snow boots and a warm winter jacket since there will be many periods of snow.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature -5 °C
Max Temperature 3 °C
Precipitation 52mm
Sunshine Hours 78

Where to stay in Sion

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

Weather Forecasts for Sion (Canton of Valais)

TUE Dec 07
-2°C | -8°C

Heavy snow

WED Dec 08
-5°C | -8°C

Heavy snow

THU Dec 09
-6°C | -17°C

Heavy snow

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