Precipitation in Switzerland in August

In Switzerland in August precipitation ranges from moderate in Sion with 59mm (2.3inch) rainfall to heavy in Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif) with 266mm (10inch) rainfall. August is a summer month in Switzerland. It is the wettest month of the year.

Where and how much does it rain in Switzerland in August

Find the average total precipitation in August for the most popular destinations in Switzerland on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend heavy rainfall high moderate low almost non
On this map heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3inch) precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5inch) - 160 mm (6.3inch). Moderate: 30mm (1.2inch) - 90mm (3.5inch. Low: 5mm (0.2inch) - 30mm (1.2inch).

  • How much does it rain in Switzerland in August?
  • In general in August rainfall is very high in Zermatt, falling frequently during the month. So the weather can be unpredictable from moment to moment. Most rain in Switzerland in August falls in Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif) with an average of 266mm (10inch). The least amount of rain in August falls in Sion with an average of 59mm (2.3inch). This is the wettest month of the year.

  • What is the wettest city in August in Switzerland?
  • The wettest location is Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif) with an average precipitation of 266mm (10inch) according to our data.

  • What is the driest city in August in Switzerland?
  • According to our data the driest location is Sion with an average precipitation of 59mm (2.3inch).

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