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Best time to visit Montreux, Switzerland

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The best time to visit Montreux is April

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, April is the best time to go to Montreux.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Montreux can rise to a maximum of 22℃ (72℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around -7℃ (19℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about -14℃ (8℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Montreux, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Montreux in May. Head over there in September instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Montreux below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

July

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Montreux seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Montreux as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Montreux 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 Montreux

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 Montreux 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.

Montreux 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 Montreux 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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Montreux in January

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average high temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average low temperature: -7℃ (20℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 101mm (4") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Montreux in February

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average high temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average low temperature: -7℃ (19℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 88mm (3") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Montreux in March

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 103mm (4") over 17 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Montreux in April

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 21 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Montreux in May

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 144mm (6") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Montreux in June

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 113mm (4") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Montreux in July

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 102mm (4") over 21 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Montreux in August

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 92mm (4") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Montreux in September

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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

Montreux in October

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Montreux in November

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 94mm (4") over 16 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Montreux in December

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 131mm (5") over 16 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montreux 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 Montreux is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 20℃ (67℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Montreux is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Montreux is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Montreux, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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