Zürich weather in February (Canton of Zurich, Switzerland)
Looking to travel to Zürich in February? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.
In February, Zürich generally has low temperatures and moderate snow/rainfall. February falls within the winter season. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 7°C (show in °F). But by evening, they drop to around -1°C.
Zürich in February usually receives moderate snow/rainfall, averaging around 90 mm (show in inches) for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 14 days of the month will see snow/rainfall.
The city usually sees around 88 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.
If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, February may not be the ideal month to visit Zürich. May, June, July, August and September typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Zürich climate page with graphs.
Zürich, monthly averages in February
Where to go in Switzerland in FebruaryFind out more about the weather in Switzerland in February and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Zürich in February?Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in February.
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