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

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Traveling to Meiringen, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Meiringen, the following 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 Meiringen, Switzerland

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

Important essentials for Meiringen, Switzerland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Meiringen is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few 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 Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

February

February for Meiringen can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

March

In March, Meiringen is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Meiringen, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

April

If you visit Meiringen during April, you are likely to notice that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

May

May in Meiringen 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 Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

June

June in Meiringen is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

July

In July, Meiringen is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and 5-10 days this month 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 Meiringen, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

August

August for Meiringen is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

October

Traveling to Meiringen in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

November

November in Meiringen is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

December

In December, Meiringen is freezing. 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 Meiringen, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Sherlock Holmes museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're planning to visit Reichenbach falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Activities for Meiringen, Switzerland

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

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