Precipitation in Switzerland in January

In Switzerland in January precipitation ranges from moderate in Saint Moritz with 40mm (1.6inch) snow/rainfall to heavy in Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif) with 260mm (10inch) snow/rainfall. January is a winter month in Switzerland.

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

Find the average total precipitation in January 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 snow/rain in Switzerland in January?
  • In general in January 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 January falls in Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif) with an average of 260mm (10inch). The least amount of rain in January falls in Saint Moritz with an average of 40mm (1.6inch).

  • What is the wettest city in January in Switzerland?
  • The wettest location is Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif) with an average precipitation of 260mm (10inch) according to our data.

  • What is the driest city in January in Switzerland?
  • According to our data the driest location is Saint Moritz with an average precipitation of 40mm (1.6inch).

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