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Zürich weather in September (Canton of Zurich, Switzerland)

What can you expect from the weather in Zürich during September? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In September, Zürich generally has pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 20°C, while night temperatures can drop to 11°C.

Precipitation

Zürich in September usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 115 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 13 days.

Average sunshine

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 166 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, September is one of the better months to visit Zürich. May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Zürich climate page with graphs.

 

Zürich, monthly averages in September

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 11°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 43%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 115 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 13 days  
HumidityHumidity 78%  
WindspeedWindspeed 7 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 166 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 48%  

Where to go in Switzerland in September

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Zürich, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

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

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