The best times to visit Boltigen for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 9th

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

 

 


Other Boltigen Travel Info

Weather in Boltigen

Temperature

Average temperatures in Boltigen vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 24th 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 Boltigen, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 81.3°F (27.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.9°F (12.7°C) at night.

Boltigen Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Boltigen 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.

Boltigen Perceived Temperature (F)

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Boltigen Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Boltigen 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)
Jan40.332.826.1
Feb40.43225.7
Mar52.340.230.9
Apr5846.435.4
May62.35241.7
Jun72.460.148.9
Jul75.864.253.4
Aug72.561.251.7
Sep65.754.144.8
Oct59.548.941.2
Nov48.839.232.2
Dec41.733.226.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan4.60.4-3.3
Feb4.70-3.5
Mar11.34.6-0.6
Apr14.481.9
May16.811.15.4
Jun22.415.69.4
Jul24.317.911.9
Aug22.516.210.9
Sep18.712.37.1
Oct15.39.45.1
Nov9.340.1
Dec5.40.7-2.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Boltigen are December, March, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early March. For example, on the week of March 5th there are no days 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 Boltigen? 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 Boltigen.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Boltigen (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)
Jan37%03.8
Feb29%02.6
Mar15%02.7
Apr22%03.1
May42%06.9
Jun33%04.2
Jul35%06.3
Aug34%05.2
Sep25%03.9
Oct27%03.6
Nov21%03.9
Dec12%01.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan3709.7
Feb2906.6
Mar1506.9
Apr2207.9
May42017.5
Jun33010.7
Jul35016
Aug34013.2
Sep2509.9
Oct2709.1
Nov2109.9
Dec1203.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Boltigen has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (63% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (84.5%).

Wind in Boltigen is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by March and June. May’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 11.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan4.1Light breeze9Gentle breeze
Feb3.8Barely noticeable8.9Gentle breeze
Mar4.6Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze
Apr4.1Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze
May4.7Light breeze10.8Gentle breeze
Jun4.4Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze
Jul4.2Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze
Aug3.9Barely noticeable9.9Gentle breeze
Sep3.8Barely noticeable10.3Gentle breeze
Oct3.3Barely noticeable9.1Gentle breeze
Nov3.6Barely noticeable8.4Gentle breeze
Dec2.9Barely noticeable7.4Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan84.5%
Feb80.7%
Mar67.1%
Apr63%
May68.6%
Jun68.5%
Jul68%
Aug74.7%
Sep78.1%
Oct83.2%
Nov82.3%
Dec80.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Boltigen?

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 Boltigen, 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 Boltigen 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 Boltigen Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.7°F (19.8°C) and 43.5°F (6.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 10 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Boltigen, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.8°F (20.4°C) and 39.5°F (4.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 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 Boltigen to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.8°F (9.3°C) and 34.8°F (1.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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