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Zermatt Climate by Month

The graphs below provide an overview of the climate in Zermatt (Canton of Valais), Switzerland. They present long-term patterns and averages of weather conditions over a 30-year period.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Forecast for Zermatt

Sat   Jul 20
23°C | 10°C
NW 18 km/h
partly cloudy and no rain

partly cloudy and no rain

Sun   Jul 21
19°C | 11°C
S 18 km/h
9.6 mm
overcast and thunder

overcast and thunder

Mon   Jul 22
20°C | 10°C
NW 18 km/h
3.2 mm
broken clouds and  chance of rain

broken clouds and chance of rain

The best time of year to visit Zermatt in Switzerland

Even though Zermatt is located in the mountains in summer it still has a nice average temperature of around 22°C. The precipitation in this area is less than in other parts of Switzerland. During winter the temperature often drops below the freezing point and it experiences snowfall regularly.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which is the warmest month in Zermatt?
    July has an average maximum temperature of 15°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Zermatt?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of -7°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Zermatt?
    July tops the wettest month list with 188 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Zermatt?
    February is the driest month with 93 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Zermatt?
    July is the sunniest month with an average of 202 hours of sunshine.

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