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    Switzerland

    Basel weather and climate

    Switzerland

    Basel weather and climate

    Day

    20 °C

    Night

    10 °C

    0

    Precipitation

    93 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

    Daylight

    15 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

    Humidity

    71 %

    Weather charts for Basel

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec24681012Temperature (° C)0510152025Precipitation (mm)0110
    Weather overview
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    Wet days chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWet days8101214161881012141618
    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day0246810246810
    Wind chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWind0246123456
    Humidity chart
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    Weather overview for Basel

    Weather overview

    Basel (Switzerland) is a place with a mild climate. The day temperatures range from 3.8 °C (38.8 °F) in January to 25.8 °C (78.4 °F) in July. The least rainy month in Basel is September with its 11 days of rain, the rainiest month is May, when it rains 14 days. Temperatures during the night go from -0.3 °C (31.5 °F) in January to 14.7 °C (58.5 °F) in July.

    January weather

    The maximum of the sea temperature is observable in Basel, on the contrary the minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value of 3.8 °C (38.8 °F). The minimum of the night temperature is observable in this month. The rainfall amount starts to descent, the value of this measure is 52 mm (2.05 in). The maximum of the humidity is observable in January.

    February weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, its value is 6.1 °C (43.0 °F) in Basel. The minimum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, with its value of 47 mm (1.84 in), while the number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value being 11 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 3 hours.

    March weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 11.4 °C (52.5 °F) in Basel, while the beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, the value of this measure is 2.7 °C (36.9 °F). The rainfall amount rise's start could be observed, its value is 54 mm (2.12 in). The wind speed is on its maximum, its value is 2.8. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month.

    April weather

    The rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 64 mm (2.51 in) in Basel. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 15.5 °C (59.9 °F), and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, its value is 5.3 °C (41.5 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 5 hours. The humidity reaches its minimum, with its value being 69 %.

    May weather

    The tourist season is at its beginning in May in Basel. The maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, the value of this measure is 14 days, and the rainfall amount reaches its maximum as well. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 19.9 °C (67.8 °F), and the rise of the night temperature can be observed too, the value of this measure is 9.5 °C (49.1 °F). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, its value is 6 hours.

    June weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 23.2 °C (73.8 °F) in Basel, and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 12.6 °C (54.7 °F). The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, its value is 14 days, and the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed too, with its value of 83 mm (3.26 in). There is pending tourist season. The day length reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 16 hours.

    July weather

    The day temperature reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 25.8 °C (78.4 °F) in Basel, and the maximum of the night temperature is observable too in July. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month. The tourist season is taking place. The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its maximum, with its value of 8 hours.

    August weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Basel. The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, the value of this measure is 25.2 °C (77.4 °F), and the beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed as well. The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, the value of this measure is 7 hours. The wind speed reaches its minimum, with its value of 1.9.

    September weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 20.8 °C (69.4 °F) in Basel, and the descent of the night temperature can be observed too, its value is 11.0 °C (51.8 °F). The number of rainy days is on its minimum, with its value of 11 days, while the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value of 74 mm (2.92 in). The ongoing tourist season is noticeable. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 6 hours.

    October weather

    The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed in this month in Basel. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 7.4 °C (45.3 °F), and the day temperature continues to descent as well, its value is 15.7 °C (60.3 °F). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 4 hours.

    November weather

    The rainfall amount starts to descent, the value of this measure is 60 mm (2.36 in) in Basel. The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 9.2 °C (48.6 °F), and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 2.8 °C (37.0 °F). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 2 hours.

    December weather

    The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed in Basel, and the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well, its value is 69 mm (2.71 in). The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 5.5 °C (41.9 °F), and the descent of the night temperature can be observed too, with its value of 0.1 °C (32.2 °F). The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed in December. The day length is on its minimum in this month.

    FAQs

    How many hours of sun to expect in April in Basel?

    In April in Basel, you can expect around 5 hours of sunshine.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in May in Basel?

    In May in Basel, we can expect 14 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.3 days of the week, or in general - 48 % days.

    Is June a good month to visit Basel?

    There are good conditions for visiting in June in Basel. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 23.2 °C (73.8 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 12.6 °C (54.7 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    Is it hot in Basel in July?

    In Basel in July, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in August in Basel?

    In August in Basel, the average daily temperatures will be 25.2 °C (77.4 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is September part of the wet season in Basel?

    No, there is no wet season in September in Basel - you can expect 11 days of rain during the month.

    Is October part of the dry season in Basel?

    No, October is not a dry month in Basel, expect rain approximately 12 days in a month.