Murten, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Murten, Switzerland

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

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

January

January in Murten is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear

February

February here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots

March

March in Murten is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

April

If you vacation in Murten during April, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

May

In May, Murten can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Murten, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella

June

June in Murten is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

July

July here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

August

In August, Murten is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (low 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Murten, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage

October

October can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

November

November in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage

December

December in Murten can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Murten, Switzerland

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and J
  • A SIM card that works in Murten
  • Appropriate museum wear

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