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Zermatt weather in July (Canton of Valais, Switzerland)

How is the weather in Zermatt in July? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In July, Zermatt typically experiences moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. July is a summer month. Daytime temperatures hover around 15°C, while nights can cool down to about 5°C. On average, it sees the highest temps of the year.

Precipitation

Zermatt in July falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 188 mm for the month. It records the year's peak rainfall, often coming down quite heavily. We recommend bringing a poncho, which will keep you dry. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 18 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 202 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, July may not be the ideal month to visit Zermatt. August typically offers the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Zermatt, monthly averages in July

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 5°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 15°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 60%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 188 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 18 days  
HumidityHumidity 65%  
SunshineSunshine 202 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 68%  

Where to go in Switzerland in July

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?

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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10

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