Switzerland temperatures in December

December in Switzerland has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very low in Zermatt with -6°C (21°F) to low temperatures in Balerna with 8°C (46°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 1°C (34°F) in Balerna and -14°C (7°F) in Zermatt. In December, it is winter.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Switzerland in December?

Discover the typical December temperatures for the most popular locations of Switzerland on the map below. Detailed insights are just a click away.

Map not visible? Whoops sorry! Please refresh the page.
Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in December in Switzerland?
  • According to our recent database analysis, Balerna is the warmest city. It experiences an average maximum daytime temperature of approximately 8°C (46°F) and rarely drops below 1°C (34°F) during the night.

  • What is the coldest city in December in Switzerland?
  • In our database, Zermatt is the chilliest city in December in Switzerland. Daytime temperatures typically peak at -6°C (21°F), while the nighttime lows hover around -14°C (7°F).

  • How much sun does Switzerland get in December?
  • The city Zermatt usually sees around 83 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

    Interested in more climate information?

    We have much more information about the climate in Switzerland. Interested in the weather conditions in a specific month? Select the month below.

  • January      
  • February      
  • March      
  • April      
  • May      
  • June      
  • July      
  • August      
  • September      
  • October      
  • November      
  • December      
  • Weather and climate has detailed information for every country in the world. Are you going to Switzerland? Get detailed historical weather averages for many cities in Switzerland.

    Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.