Switzerland precipitation in October

In Switzerland in October precipitation ranges from moderate in Schaffhausen with 82mm (3.2 inches) of rainfall to heavy in Altdorf with 166mm (6.5 inches) of rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in Switzerland in October?

Find the average total precipitation in October 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 rain in Switzerland in October?
  • In general in October 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 October in Switzerland?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Altdorf with an average precipitation of 166mm (6.5 inches).

  • What is the driest city in October in Switzerland?
  • The driest place is Schaffhausen with an average precipitation of 82mm (3.2 inches) according to our data.

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