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

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Traveling to Western Switzerland, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Western Switzerland, here is 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 Western Switzerland, Switzerland

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

Important essentials for Western Switzerland, Switzerland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Western Switzerland in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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February

Traveling to Western Switzerland in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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March

March in Western Switzerland is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in Western Switzerland is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

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May

If you vacation in Western Switzerland during May, you are likely to notice that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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June

If you go to Western Switzerland in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Western Switzerland during July, you will probably find 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 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Western Switzerland in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you vacation in Western Switzerland during September, you may 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 low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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October

October in Western Switzerland is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Western Switzerland can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

December in Western Switzerland can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Western Switzerland, Switzerland

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

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