Zermatt weather in August (Canton of Valais, Switzerland)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Zermatt in August lies at 18.0°C (64.4°F). The average minimum temperature is 6.7°C (44.06°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 62mm (2.4 inches). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 10 rainy days. The sun will occasionally show itself with 187 hours of sunshine during the entire month.

So what to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. At night it can still cool off so best to pack some warmer nightwear as well.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.


Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 6 °C
Max Temperature 18 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 62mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 187

Where to stay in Zermatt

Where to go in Switzerland in August

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

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).

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for Zermatt (Canton of Valais)

Tue   Feb 07
-3°C | -11°C
N 4 km/h
0.3 mm
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

Wed   Feb 08
-3°C | -11°C
S 4 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

Thu   Feb 09
-4°C | -12°C
N 4 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

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