Zürich weather in August (Canton of Zurich, Switzerland)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in August. The average maximum daytime temperature in Zürich in August lies at 24.0°C (75.2°F). On average, it is the month with the highest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is 14.2°C (57.56°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is high with an average of 120mm (4.7in). It rains an average of 12 days of the month. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Zürich with 215 hours of sun.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Zürich should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very nice and warm.

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

 

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 14 °C
Max Temperature 24 °C
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 120mm
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 215

Where to stay in Zürich

Where to go in Switzerland in August

Find out more about the weather in Switzerland in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Zürich (Canton of Zurich)

Tue   Jan 31
4°C | -1°C
SW 11 km/h
1.1 mm
broken and showers

broken and showers

Wed   Feb 01
5°C | 1°C
W 22 km/h
1.3 mm
broken and showers

broken and showers

Thu   Feb 02
5°C | 2°C
W 22 km/h
0.8 mm
overcast and slight rain

overcast and slight rain

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