Swiss National Park, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Swiss National Park, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Swiss National Park, I have 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 Swiss National Park, Switzerland

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

Important essentials for Swiss National Park, Switzerland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Swiss National Park, Switzerland by month

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January

January in Swiss National Park is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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February

Traveling to Swiss National Park in February, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day.

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March

March is frosty. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost almost every day of the month. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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April

In April, Swiss National Park can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Swiss National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost almost every day of the month.

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May

May in Swiss National Park 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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June

Traveling to Swiss National Park in June, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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July

July in Swiss National Park is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost sometimes.

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August

In August, Swiss National Park is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Swiss National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost occasionally.

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September

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

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October

October here is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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November

November in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost nearly every day this month. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December in Swiss National Park is very cold. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Swiss National Park, Switzerland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Swiss National Park.

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