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

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Traveling to Davos, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Davos, we have 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 Davos, Switzerland

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

Important essentials for Davos, Switzerland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to Davos in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Davos can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with several days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Davos can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost almost every day. It rains or snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Davos in April, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Davos is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Davos is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Davos is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Davos is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you go to Davos in September, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Davos is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Davos is cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost almost every day of the month. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Davos is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Kirchner Museum Davos, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Davos, Switzerland

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

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