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    Zürich weather and climate

    Switzerland

    Zürich weather and climate

     

    Day

    5 °C

     

    Night

    -1 °C

     

    Precipitation

    70 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    12 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    3 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    80 %

     

    Day

    5 °C

     

    Night

    -1 °C

     

    Precipitation

    70 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    12 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    3 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    80 %

    Weather charts for Zürich

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    Weather overview for Zürich

    Weather overview

    Zürich (Switzerland) in general has a mild climate. The day temperatures range from 2.9 °C (37.2 °F) in January to 24.4 °C (75.9 °F) in July. The driest month is October with just 11 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is June with 16 days of rain. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 14.3 °C (57.7 °F), the lowest in January with -2.0 °C (28.4 °F).

    January weather

    The minimum of the day temperature is observable, the value of this measure is 2.9 °C (37.2 °F) in Zürich, and the night temperature is on its minimum as well in January. The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed, its value is 70 mm (2.77 in). The humidity reaches its maximum, its value is 85 %.

    February weather

    The number of rainy days starts to descent, the value of this measure is 12 days in Zürich, while the minimum of the rainfall amount is observable in this month. The beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed, with its value being 4.6 °C (40.3 °F), and the night temperature starts to rise too in February. The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed in February.

    March weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 9.8 °C (49.6 °F) in Zürich, and the night temperature continues to rise as well, with its value being 1.9 °C (35.4 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise, with its value being 13 days, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed as well, the value of this measure is 78 mm (3.06 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value being 4 hours. The wind speed is on its maximum, with its value of 2.6.

    April weather

    The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 4.7 °C (40.5 °F) in Zürich, and the rise of the day temperature can be observed too, with its value of 13.9 °C (57.0 °F). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value of 5 hours. The minimum of the humidity can be noticed, its value is 71 %.

    May weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 18.6 °C (65.5 °F) in Zürich, and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, its value is 9.1 °C (48.4 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise, the value of this measure is 15 days, and the rainfall amount starts to rise as well, with its value being 116 mm (4.55 in). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 6 hours.

    June weather

    The tourist season slowly starts in Zürich. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 21.8 °C (71.2 °F), and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is 12.2 °C (54.0 °F). The rainfall amount is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 126 mm (4.98 in), and the number of rainy days reaches its maximum too, the value of this measure is 16 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value of 6 hours.

    July weather

    The tourist season is taking place in Zürich. The maximum of the day temperature is observable, and the night temperature reaches its maximum as well, its value is 14.3 °C (57.7 °F). The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 15 days. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, its value is 7 hours.

    August weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Zürich. The day temperature starts to descent. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, with its value of 6 hours.

    September weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 18.9 °C (66.0 °F) in Zürich, while the night temperature descent's start could be observed, with its value being 10.7 °C (51.3 °F). The number of rainy days starts to descent, with its value of 12 days, and the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed too, its value is 97 mm (3.83 in). The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in September. The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value being 5 hours.

    October weather

    The minimum of the number of rainy days is observable, with its value being 11 days in Zürich, while the rainfall amount continues to descent, its value is 86 mm (3.37 in). The day temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 13.6 °C (56.5 °F), and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 6.7 °C (44.1 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month. The minimum of the wind speed can be noticed in this month.

    November weather

    The night temperature continues to descent, its value is 1.8 °C (35.2 °F) in Zürich, and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 7.4 °C (45.3 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value being 2 hours.

    December weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 3.8 °C (38.8 °F) in Zürich, and the night temperature continues to descent too, with its value being -0.9 °C (30.4 °F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, its value is 88 mm (3.46 in), and the number of rainy days starts to rise too in December. The day length is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 8 hours. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its minimum, with its value being 1 hours.

    FAQs

    Is there a dry season in April in Zürich?

    No, April is not a dry month in Zürich, expect rain approximately 13 days in a month.

    What is the air temperature in May in Zürich at night?

    The average night temperature in May in Zürich is 9.1 °C (48.4 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.

    How many rainy days can I expect in June in Zürich?

    There are 16 days, which are rainy in June in Zürich, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.8 days of the week, or in general - 54 % days.

    Is it hot in Zürich in July?

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

    What is the temperature in Zürich during the day in August?

    In Zürich in August, the average daily temperatures will be 23.5 °C (74.3 °F). A comfortable temperature for most people, where it is neither too cold nor too hot, and a large number of activities can be carried out comfortably, including sunbathing by the water. Lighter clothing will be suitable - shorts, skirts, t-shirts, jackets; a light sweater and long trousers may also be useful.

    Is there a wet season in Zürich in September?

    No, there is no wet season in Zürich in September - you can expect 12 days of rain during the month.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Zürich in October?

    Zürich can be visited in October - the weather will be moderate. A relatively low temperature of 13.6 °C (56.5 °F) may be ideal for walking or outdoor activities, but some people may have a different idea of the holiday. The temperature of 6.7 °C (44.1 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

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