Average Temperatures for Switzerland in July

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Average temperatures for July at cities throughout Switzerland are listed below in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum monthly temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for each part of the country: Eastern, Western, Central and Northern Switzerland.

Western Switzerland

This section covers the mainly French speaking portion of Switzerland. It includes the area around Lake Geneva and the cantons of Fribourg, Geneva, Jura, Neuchâtel, Valais and Vaud.

Some of the weather stations are at high elevations in the Valais (or Pennine) Alps of southwestern Switzerland. Great St. Bernard Pass (Col du Grand St-Bernard) is the highest point on this list at 2472 metres (8110 feet). Also above 1400 metres (or 4600 feet) are the mountain resort towns of Zermatt and Montana.

Average July temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
78 58 Biel / Bienne 26 14
64 46 Evolène 18   8
76 55 Fribourg 25 13
80 58 Geneva (Genève) 27 14
70 50 Grächen 21 10
53 41 Great St. Bernard Pass 12   5
69 50 La Chaux-de-Fonds 21 10
77 61 Lausanne 25 16
69 50 Montana 21 10
77 59 Neuchâtel (Neuenburg) 25 15
77 58 Nyon 25 14
77 55 Payerne 25 13
81 57 Sion (Sitten) 27 14
68 46 Zermatt 20   8

Central & Northern Switzerland

Most places on this list are below 1000 metres (3280 feet) elevation where the weather is relatively mild. A little cooler are the ski resort villages of Adelboden in the Bernese Oberland and Engelberg in Obwalden canton.

The sites here with the coldest weather are two mountain peaks. Säntis, near Schwägalp, at 2502 metres (8209 feet) elevation is the highest point in the Appenzell Alps.

Even higher is the weather station at 3580 metres (11,745 feet), above Jungfraujoch pass of the Bernese Alps, a spot known as the "Top of Europe".

Average daily temperatures in July
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
78 56 Aarau 25 13
67 49 Adelboden 20 10
78 58 Basel 25 15
76 55 Bern (Bären) 24 13
69 51 Engelberg 21 10
76 56 Interlaken 24 13
38 28 Jungfraujoch   3  -2
76 58 Lucerne (Luzern) 25 14
48 39 Säntis   9   4
76 57 Schaffhausen 25 14
71 56 St. Gallen 22 13
75 58 Wädenswil 24 14
77 55 Zürich 25 13

Eastern Switzerland

This list includes two low-elevation cities, Locarno and Lugano, in the canton of Ticino of south-east Switzerland.

Several places here in the canton of Graubünden are mountain resort towns, including Davos, Scuol and Samedan, which sit above 1500 metres (4921 feet) elevation.

There are also two mountains of the Central Eastern Alps. On Weissfluhjoch, a peak in the Plessur Range above Davos, weather is reported from just below the summit, at 2690 metres (8825 feet) elevation. On Piz Corvatsch, near Silvaplana in the Bernina Range, the weather is measured at 3305 metres (10,843 feet).

July temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
62 47 Arosa 17   8
77 56 Chur 25 13
65 45 Davos 18   7
71 51 Disentis / Sedrun 21 11
74 56 Glarus 23 13
81 64 Locarno 27 18
80 64 Lugano 27 18
41 32 Piz Corvatsch   5   0
67 40 Samedan 19   4
64 47 San Bernardino 18   8
73 48 Scuol 23   9
50 37 Weissfluhjoch 10   3
Reference

MeteoSwiss. Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA. Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology. Swiss Climate. Norm values tables.

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