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

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

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

Important essentials for Solothurn, Switzerland

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Solothurn, Switzerland

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

If you are planning to go to the stunning Solothurn Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Solothurn.

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

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January

In January, Solothurn is frigid. 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 Solothurn, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost most days.

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February

February in Solothurn is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

March in Solothurn is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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April

April in Solothurn is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May in Solothurn is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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July

If you vacation in Solothurn during July, you may see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

August in Solothurn 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you vacation in Solothurn during September, you are likely to notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Solothurn in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November in Solothurn is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains or snows regularly.

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December

December in Solothurn is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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