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

Traveling to Glarus, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Glarus, below 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 Glarus, Switzerland

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

Important essentials for Glarus, Switzerland

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • 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 Glarus, Switzerland

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

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

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January

In January, Glarus can be extremely cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Glarus, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost most days.

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February

In February, Glarus is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Glarus, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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March

March in Glarus 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) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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April

If you are traveling to Glarus in April, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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May

May in Glarus is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Glarus in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Glarus during July, you are likely to see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

If you go to Glarus in August, you will notice that it is mild. 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 in Glarus is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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October

Traveling to Glarus in October, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you visit Glarus during November, you may notice that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about a third of the time. There is frost about half of the time.

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December

December for Glarus is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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