Climate in Zermatt (Canton of Valais), Switzerland

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from nearest weather station: Sion, Switzerland (38 KM, 23 Miles).

Average day and night temperature

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

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Monthly precipitation

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

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Zermatt (Canton of Valais)

FRI Sep 24
12°C | 2°C

Partly cloudy

SAT Sep 25
12°C | 2°C

Patchy rain possible

SUN Sep 26
7°C | 3°C

Patchy rain possible

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.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of May, June, July, August and September you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 25°C (77°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 3°C (37°F).
  • August is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • April is the driest month.
  • July is the most sunny month.
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