Switzerland precipitation in December

In Switzerland in December precipitation ranges from moderate in Balerna with 74mm (2.9 inches) of snow/rainfall to heavy in Altdorf with 196mm (7.7 inches) of 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 (6.3") precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5") to 160mm (6.3"). Moderate: 30mm (1.2") to 90mm (3.5". Low: 5mm (0.2") to 30mm (1.2").

  • How much does it snow/rain in Switzerland in December?
  • In general in December rainfall is high in Zermatt, falling frequently during the month. So the weather can be unpredictable, changing moment to moment.

  • What is the wettest city in December in Switzerland?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Altdorf with an average precipitation of 196mm (7.7 inches).

  • What is the driest city in December in Switzerland?
  • The driest place is Balerna with an average precipitation of 74mm (2.9 inches) according to our data.

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