Climate in Switzerland and weather forecast - best seasons for visit
Summer in Switzerland is a contrast; in the daytime it is hot and it's cold at nighttime. There is a high humidity, often rains in Swiss valleys. The air temperature ranges from 20 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius, but at night the thermometer can drop down to 9C even in the warmest cities. During the day, the weather is even hotter in the south of the country. On average, the maximum temperature is 32C. Such heat is felt quite comfortably. Lake Geneva warms up to 20 degrees in the heat of summer, while in other lakes the water is much warmer. Lugano lake is considered to be the warmest; its water temperature is +26 degrees. In the lowlands of the mountains, alpine nature is very picturesque in summer; in the daytime the temperature is about 15 degrees Celsius. The maximum summer temperature in the highlands is +10C. With the beginning of autumn, hot weather in the southern regions recedes; it is replaced by a comfortable warm one. Precipitation is significantly less than in the summer. However, the weather becomes gloomy since the middle of October. The season of snowfalls begins in the Alps. The mountains are covered with a thick snow layer. At the end of November, short-term frosts are possible even in the south, and the weather becomes windy and damp.