Avenches, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Avenches, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Avenches, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Avenches, Switzerland

Based on the climate and weather in Avenches, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Avenches, Switzerland by month

January

January for Avenches is frosty. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains regularly and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear

February

If you go to Avenches in February, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow regularly.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

March

If you vacation in Avenches during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow sometimes. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

If you are traveling to Avenches in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally.

Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear

May

In May, Avenches can be chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Avenches, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

June

In June, Avenches is balmy, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Avenches, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts

July

July in Avenches is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

August

August for Avenches is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you vacation in Avenches during September, you are likely to find that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

October

October in Avenches is chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

November

If you go to Avenches in November, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks

December

December in Avenches is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Avenches, Switzerland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Avenches, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and J
  • A SIM card that works in Avenches
  • Appropriate museum wear

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