Weather in November in Switzerland

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in November in Switzerland. Is this month a good time to go to Switzerland? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Switzerland in November?

The weather in Switzerland in November is generally poor.

During November in Switzerland, the temperature ranges from very low in Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif) with -1°C (30°F) to low temperatures in Lucarno with 11°C (52°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 5°C (42°F) in Lucarno and -5°C (23°F) in Säntis (the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif). It is a very cold month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress up warm.

Precipitation in November ranges from moderate in Sion with an average of 50mm (2inch) rainfall to heavy in Lucarno with 207mm (8.1inch). It is also generally a dark month with an average of 95 hours of sunshine in Zermatt during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Switzerland.

Where to go in Switzerland in November

Find the average weather conditions in November for the most popular destinations in Switzerland on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Switzerland

What is the weather like in November for the 5 most popular destinations in Switzerland?

Average weather in Zermatt

In November Zermatt generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C (41°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -4°C (25°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Zermatt
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   October October
<<  
11°C / 53°F 
1°C / 34°F 
141 hours 
56mm / 2.2inch 
7 days 
5°C / 41°F 
-4°C / 25°F 
95 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
7 days 
poor 
1°C / 34°F 
-7°C / 19°F 
83 hours 
48mm / 1.9inch 
7 days 
poor 
Climate in Zermatt

Average weather in Grindelwald

In November Grindelwald generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C (46°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C (34°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Grindelwald
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   October October
<<  
14°C / 58°F 
6°C / 43°F 
103 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
9 days 
8°C / 46°F 
1°C / 34°F 
67 hours 
85mm / 3.3inch 
10 days 
poor 
4°C / 39°F 
-2°C / 29°F 
51 hours 
85mm / 3.3inch 
10 days 
poor 
Climate in Grindelwald

Average weather in Nendaz

In November Nendaz generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C (51°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C (34°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Nendaz
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   October October
<<  
17°C / 63°F 
6°C / 43°F 
162 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
6 days 
10°C / 51°F 
1°C / 34°F 
98 hours 
50mm / 2inch 
7 days 
poor 
5°C / 41°F 
-3°C / 28°F 
70 hours 
69mm / 2.7inch 
8 days 
poor 
Climate in Nendaz

Average weather in Zürich

In November Zürich generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C (46°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C (36°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Zürich
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   October October
<<  
14°C / 57°F 
7°C / 45°F 
110 hours 
87mm / 3.4inch 
10 days 
8°C / 46°F 
2°C / 36°F 
62 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
11 days 
poor 
4°C / 39°F 
-0°C / 31°F 
48 hours 
83mm / 3.3inch 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Zürich

Average weather in Davos

In November Davos generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C (41°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -4°C (25°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Davos
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   October October
<<  
11°C / 52°F 
1°C / 34°F 
144 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
9 days 
5°C / 41°F 
-4°C / 25°F 
105 hours 
72mm / 2.8inch 
9 days 
poor 
1°C / 33°F 
-7°C / 19°F 
95 hours 
69mm / 2.7inch 
9 days 
poor 
Climate in Davos

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Switzerland.

Is November the best time to go to Switzerland?

In our opinion November is not the best time to visit Switzerland with commonly poor weather in Zermatt.

On average the best time to visit Switzerland is in July and August with generally pleasant weather in Zermatt. The worst months are January, February, March, April, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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