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 -3.0°C (26.6°F). The amount of rain/snow in January is normal with an average of 52mm (2.0in). It rains on average a total of 7 days. 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 5.0°C (41°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. You will hardly see any sun with 95 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Some years you can have some days or nights with snow during this month. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

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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 -3 °C
Max Temperature 5 °C
Chance of Rain 23%
Precipitation 52mm
Rainy Days 7
Sunshine Hours 95

Where to stay in Sion

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What To Do

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Sion (Canton of Valais)

SAT May 28
16°C | 4°C
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

SUN May 29
12°C | 3°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

MON May 30
13°C | 3°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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