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Best time to visit Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

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The best time to visit Lauterbrunnen is May-June

If you’re looking to travel to Lauterbrunnen for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Lauterbrunnen is May-June due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Lauterbrunnen can rise to a maximum of 18℃ (65℉). In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of -12℃ (10℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Lauterbrunnen, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around August. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Lauterbrunnen in June – It’s the wettest month of the year.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Lauterbrunnen. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

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Lauterbrunnen seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Lauterbrunnen as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Lauterbrunnen is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Lauterbrunnen

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Lauterbrunnen for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Lauterbrunnen climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Lauterbrunnen for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Lauterbrunnen in January

  • Average temperature: -7℃ (20℉)
  • Average high temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average low temperature: -12℃ (11℉)
  • Average humidity: 90%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 17 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lauterbrunnen in February

  • Average temperature: -7℃ (20℉)
  • Average high temperature: -3℃ (28℉)
  • Average low temperature: -12℃ (10℉)
  • Average humidity: 91%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 3 days
  • Average snow days: 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lauterbrunnen in March

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average high temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average low temperature: -9℃ (17℉)
  • Average humidity: 92%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lauterbrunnen in April

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: -4℃ (24℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lauterbrunnen in May

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 90%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 80mm (3") over 20 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in May, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lauterbrunnen in June

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in June, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lauterbrunnen in July

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 22 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in July, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Lauterbrunnen in August

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in August, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Lauterbrunnen in September

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 16 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in September, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.

Lauterbrunnen in October

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in October, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lauterbrunnen in November

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lauterbrunnen in December

  • Average temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average high temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average low temperature: -11℃ (13℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lauterbrunnen in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Lauterbrunnen is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 16℃ (60℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Lauterbrunnen is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Lauterbrunnen is generally around June, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of June too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Lauterbrunnen, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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