Average weather in May in Zermatt (Canton of Valais), Switzerland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Zermatt in May is 2.4°C (36.32°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 60mm (2.4in). It rains on average a total of 10 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 12.2°C (53.96°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 160 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring some warm clothes.

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

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 2 °C
Max Temperature 12 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 60mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 160

 

Where to stay in Zermatt

Where to go in Switzerland in May

Find out more about the weather in Switzerland in May 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 May.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
6/10

Weather Forecasts for Zermatt (Canton of Valais)

FRI   Dec 09
-4°C | -9°C
SSW 7 kmph
5.3 mm
Patchy heavy snow

Patchy heavy snow

SAT   Dec 10
-3°C | -13°C
NW 15 kmph
0.3 mm
Light freezing rain

Light freezing rain

SUN   Dec 11
-8°C | -17°C
NW 15 kmph

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