Grindelwald weather in October (Canton of Bern, Switzerland)

People don't tend to visit Grindelwald in October since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Grindelwald in October lies at 7.9°C (46.22°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -0.9°C (30.38°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during October is high with an average of 143mm (5.6 inchec). There are generally around 14 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 103 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Grindelwald, monthly averages in October

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Min Temperature 30 °F  
Max Temperature 46 °F  
Chance of Rain 48%  
Precipitation 6 in  
Rainy days 14 days  
Humidity 82% *  
Sunshine 103 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 51% *  
* Data from: Interlaken, Switzerland (12 KM, 7 Miles).

Where to go in Switzerland in October

Find out more about the weather in Switzerland in October 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 October? Visitors traveling to Grindelwald should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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