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Grindelwald weather in December (Canton of Bern, Switzerland)

Curious about the December weather in Grindelwald? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In December, Grindelwald generally has very low temperatures and high snowfall. December is a winter month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around -3°C. But by evening, they drop to around -10°C. The month is chilly, so ensure you're equipped and dress warmly. Preparation becomes key in these temperatures.

Precipitation

Grindelwald in December usually receives high snowfall, averaging around 150 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 17 days of snow are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 51 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Grindelwald climate page with graphs.

 

Grindelwald, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature -10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature -3°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 55%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 150 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 17 days  
HumidityHumidity 83% *  
SunshineSunshine 51 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 36% *  
* Data from: Interlaken, Switzerland (12 KM, 7 Miles).

Where to go in Switzerland in December

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Visitors traveling to Grindelwald should plan on bringing winter clothes, snow boots and a warm winter coat. There will be periods of snow.

What To Do

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

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

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