Precipitation in Switzerland in December

In Switzerland in December precipitation ranges from moderate in Zermatt with 48mm (1.9inch) snow/rainfall to heavy in Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif) with 299mm (12inch) snow/rainfall. December is a winter month in Switzerland.

Where and how much does it snow/rain in Switzerland in December

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

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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 snow/rain in Switzerland in December?
  • In general in December rainfall is very high in Zermatt, falling frequently during the month. So the weather can be unpredictable from moment to moment. Most snow/rain in Switzerland in December falls in Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif) with an average of 299mm (12inch). The least amount of rain in December falls in Zermatt with an average of 48mm (1.9inch).

  • What is the wettest city in December in Switzerland?
  • The wettest location is Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif) with an average precipitation of 299mm (12inch) according to our data.

  • What is the driest city in December in Switzerland?
  • According to our data the driest location is Zermatt with an average precipitation of 48mm (1.9inch).

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