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

Traveling to Interlaken, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Interlaken, I've got 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 Interlaken, Switzerland

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

Important essentials for Interlaken, Switzerland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Interlaken is very 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 Interlaken, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost nearly every day this month.

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February

If you go to Interlaken in February, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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March

If you are traveling to Interlaken in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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April

In April, Interlaken is cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Interlaken, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost occasionally.

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May

May in Interlaken is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June in Interlaken is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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July

July in Interlaken is a perfect temperature. 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).

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August

August in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Interlaken in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

Traveling to Interlaken in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

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

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December

Traveling to Interlaken in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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Activities for Interlaken, Switzerland

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

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