Grindelwald weather in December (Canton of Bern, Switzerland)

People don't tend to visit Grindelwald in December since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Grindelwald in December lies at 0.3°C (32.54°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -5.1°C (22.82°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is high with an average of 170mm (6.7 inchec). There are generally around 15 snowy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 51 hours of sunshine during the entire month.

 

Grindelwald, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature -5 °C  
Max Temperature 0 °C  
Chance of Rain 53%  
Precipitation 170mm  
Rainy days 16 days  
Humidity 83% *  
Sunshine 51 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 36% *  
* Data from: Interlaken, Switzerland (12 KM, 7 Miles).

Where to stay in Grindelwald

Where to go in Switzerland in December

Find out more about the weather in Switzerland in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Grindelwald should plan on bringing winter clothes, snow boots and a warm winter coat since there will be many periods of snow.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
2/10
Walking
2/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
2/10

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