Climate in Zermatt (Canton of Valais), Switzerland

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

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Monthly precipitation

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

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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Weather Forecasts for Zermatt (Canton of Valais)

TUE   Oct 04
9°C | -0°C
NW 8 kmph
WED   Oct 05
12°C | 2°C
W 9 kmph
THU   Oct 06
10°C | 1°C
SW 11 kmph
0.1 mm

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 degrees Celsius (71.5 degrees Fahrenheit). 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 climate data:

  • When is winter in Zermatt?
    The coldest season / winter is in the following months: January, February and December.
  • Which is the warmest month in Zermatt?
    July has an average maximum temperature of 19°C (66°F) 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 0°C (33°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Zermatt?
    August tops the wettest month list with 62mm (2.4in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Zermatt?
    September is the driest month with 42mm (1.7in) 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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