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The weather guide for Switzerland (Zurich) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Zurich?

The best time to go to Zurich is July based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 2°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Zurich2
  • 4°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Zurich4
  • 9°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Zurich9
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Zurich13
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Zurich18
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Zurich21
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Zurich23
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Zurich22
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Zurich19
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Zurich13
  • 7°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Zurich7
  • 3°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Zurich3

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More about Switzerland

Which is the hottest month in Zurich?

The hottest time of year in Zurich is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 23°C.

Which month has the most rain in Zurich?

In terms of rainfall, June is usually the wettest month in Zurich with 136mm on average. There are normally 17 days in June with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Zurich?

The sunniest time of year in Zurich is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 45% of daylight hours; that's 7 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the flight time to Switzerland from the UK?

The flight time to Switzerland from the UK is typically 1.5 to 2 hours.

What is the time difference between Switzerland and the UK?

The time difference between Switzerland and the UK is GMT+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Switzerland?

The main languages spoken in Switzerland are German, French and Italian.

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What is the currency in Switzerland?

The currency in Switzerland is the Swiss Franc (CHF).

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Which plugs are used in Switzerland?

Switzerland uses electrical plug type C + J (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Switzerland?

They drive on the right side of the road in Switzerland.

Compare Zurich weather with the USA

Below the Zurich weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Zurich, Switzerland and the USA (Washington).

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