Central Switzerland, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Central Switzerland, Switzerland

Based on the climate and weather in Central Switzerland, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Central Switzerland, Switzerland

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Central Switzerland, Switzerland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Central Switzerland.

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

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January

January in Central Switzerland can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Central Switzerland can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

March in Central Switzerland can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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April

April in Central Switzerland is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost sometimes.

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May

If you are traveling to Central Switzerland in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

In July, Central Switzerland is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Central Switzerland, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

Traveling to Central Switzerland in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Central Switzerland is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you go to Central Switzerland in November, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December in Central Switzerland is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains or snows regularly.

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