Average Temperatures for Switzerland in September

Share |

Average temperatures for September 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 September temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
69 51 Biel / Bienne 21 11
56 41 Evolène 14   5
67 48 Fribourg 20   9
70 51 Geneva (Genève) 21 11
62 45 Grächen 17   7
46 36 Great St. Bernard Pass   8   2
62 44 La Chaux-de-Fonds 16   7
68 55 Lausanne 20 13
61 44 Montana 16   7
67 53 Neuchâtel (Neuenburg) 20 12
68 52 Nyon 20 11
67 49 Payerne 20 10
71 50 Sion (Sitten) 22 10
59 40 Zermatt 15   5

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 September
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
68 50 Aarau 20 10
60 44 Adelboden 16   6
69 52 Basel 20 11
66 48 Bern (Bären) 19   9
61 45 Engelberg 16   7
67 49 Interlaken 19 10
33 23 Jungfraujoch   0  -5
67 51 Lucerne (Luzern) 19 11
43 34 Säntis   6   1
67 50 Schaffhausen 19 10
62 49 St. Gallen 17 10
66 51 Wädenswil 19 11
68 48 Zürich 20   9

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).

September temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
55 42 Arosa 13   5
68 50 Chur 20 10
57 39 Davos 14   4
62 46 Disentis / Sedrun 17   8
65 50 Glarus 18 10
71 57 Locarno 22 14
71 57 Lugano 22 14
35 27 Piz Corvatsch   2  -3
59 34 Samedan 15   1
56 41 San Bernardino 13   5
65 42 Scuol 18   6
44 33 Weissfluhjoch   7   0
Reference

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

Share |

Average Weather

Switzerland Temperatures

WEATHER AVERAGES

Weather Extremes