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

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

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

Important essentials for Neuchatel, Switzerland

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • 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 Neuchatel, Switzerland

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

If you go to Le Jardin Botanique, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Neuchatel.

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

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January

Traveling to Neuchatel in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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February

February in Neuchatel is cold. 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 regularly.

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March

If you visit Neuchatel during March, you might find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits 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 5-10 days this month. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you are traveling to Neuchatel in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May in Neuchatel is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

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

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July

If you vacation in Neuchatel during July, you might notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you vacation in Neuchatel during August, you are likely to notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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September

If you vacation in Neuchatel during September, you will probably notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you go to Neuchatel in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November here is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

In December, Neuchatel can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Neuchatel, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about half of the time.

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