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

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Traveling to Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Northwestern Switzerland, 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 Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland

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

Important essentials for Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

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

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

If you are traveling to Northwestern Switzerland in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain or snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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February

If you are traveling to Northwestern Switzerland in February, you will notice that it is brisk. 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 about two thirds of the time.

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March

If you visit Northwestern Switzerland during March, you may notice that it can be 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 5-10 days this month. There is frost about half of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Northwestern Switzerland in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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May

Traveling to Northwestern Switzerland in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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June

In June, Northwestern Switzerland is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Northwestern Switzerland, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

July in Northwestern Switzerland is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Northwestern Switzerland is balmy. 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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September

September for Northwestern Switzerland is crisp. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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October

If you visit Northwestern Switzerland during October, you might notice 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 regularly.

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November

November in Northwestern Switzerland is brisk. 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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December

Traveling to Northwestern Switzerland in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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