St. Moritz, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to St. Moritz, Switzerland

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

What to wear/what to pack for St. Moritz, Switzerland by month

January

January is freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thermal undergarments
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Neck gaiter
  • Coveralls
  • Thick pajamas
  • High performance gloves
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Insulated boots
  • Extreme cold weather gear

February

February in this region is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Neck gaiter
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Coveralls
  • Thick pajamas
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • High performance gloves
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection

March

March in St. Moritz can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof coat
  • Very heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Gloves
  • Umbrella
  • Insulated boots
  • Scarf
  • Thermal undergarments

April

April can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens

May

If you vacation in St. Moritz during May, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

June

Traveling to St. Moritz in June, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in St. Moritz during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, St. Moritz is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for St. Moritz, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to St. Moritz in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces

October

If you are traveling to St. Moritz in October, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear

November

Traveling to St. Moritz in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Very heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Scarf
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

December

December in St. Moritz can be extremely cold. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High performance gloves
  • Neck gaiter
  • Coveralls
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for St. Moritz, Switzerland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in St. Moritz, 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 St. Moritz
  • Appropriate museum wear

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