The best times to visit Bagnes for ideal weather are

early August

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Bagnes Travel Info

Weather in Bagnes

Temperature

Average temperatures in Bagnes vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the bottom 1 percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bagnes, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 54.9°F (12.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 42.7°F (5.9°C) at night.

Bagnes Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Bagnes Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Bagnes Perceived Temperature (F)

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Bagnes Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Bagnes Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan2419.614.8
Feb21.717.612.9
Mar26.622.417.7
Apr33.629.124.6
May39.334.630
Jun48.142.437.3
Jul53.146.841
Aug53.347.241.7
Sep46.240.735.8
Oct39.234.630.3
Nov30.626.622.1
Dec25.120.715.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan-4.4-6.9-9.6
Feb-5.7-8-10.6
Mar-3-5.3-7.9
Apr0.9-1.6-4.1
May4.11.4-1.1
Jun8.95.82.9
Jul11.78.25
Aug11.88.45.4
Sep7.94.82.1
Oct41.4-0.9
Nov-0.8-3-5.5
Dec-3.8-6.3-9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bagnes are September, October, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early September. For example, on the week of September 3rd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early May with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of April 30th.

When can you find snow in Bagnes? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bagnes.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bagnes (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan36%08.5
Feb29%06.2
Mar36%07.5
Apr36%06.2
May42%08.9
Jun39%05.4
Jul39%06.3
Aug32%05
Sep26%04.5
Oct28%06.1
Nov36%09.4
Dec37%010.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan36021.6
Feb29015.7
Mar36019.1
Apr36015.7
May42022.6
Jun39013.7
Jul39016
Aug32012.7
Sep26011.4
Oct28015.5
Nov36023.9
Dec37027.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Bagnes has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (56.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (75.2%).

Wind in Bagnes is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by February and December. March’s average wind speed of around 10.7 knots (12.3 MPH or 19.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 19.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bagnes.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan10Gentle breeze16.9Significant breeze
Feb10.4Gentle breeze16.9Significant breeze
Mar10.7Gentle breeze17.7Significant breeze
Apr9.5Gentle breeze15.8Significant breeze
May9.9Gentle breeze16.4Significant breeze
Jun9Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Jul8.9Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Aug8Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
Sep9.4Gentle breeze15.4Significant breeze
Oct9.7Gentle breeze15.9Significant breeze
Nov10.1Gentle breeze16.8Significant breeze
Dec10.2Gentle breeze16.9Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan56.2%
Feb58.8%
Mar64.5%
Apr72.2%
May75.2%
Jun73.6%
Jul69%
Aug68.1%
Sep69.7%
Oct67.5%
Nov64.5%
Dec58.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Bagnes?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Switzerland; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Bagnes, Switzerland is June, followed by August and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bagnes in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 53 in October means 53% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Bagnes Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 41.8°F (5.4°C) and 24.3°F (-4.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 11 to 13 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see moderate precipitation with 10 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Bagnes, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 49.1°F (9.5°C) and 25.2°F (-3.8°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 11 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Bagnes to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 26.9°F (-2.8°C) and 20.4°F (-6.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 12 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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