The best times to visit Chur for ideal weather are

May 7th to October 7th

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



Other Chur Travel Info

Weather in Chur


Average temperatures in Chur vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Chur, 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 79°F (26.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.3°F (14.6°C) at night.

Chur Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Chur Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Chur Perceived Temperature (F)


Chur Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Chur 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 41.9 34.9 29.4
Feb 44.1 35.6 29
Mar 53.4 43.4 35.3
Apr 63.1 52.2 42.1
May 68.8 58.3 48.9
Jun 74.2 64.1 55.2
Jul 77.3 67 58
Aug 76.6 66.3 57.7
Sep 68.1 58.5 50.7
Oct 60.6 51.4 44.2
Nov 51.4 43.3 36.9
Dec 42.6 35.9 30.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.5 1.6 -1.4
Feb 6.7 2 -1.7
Mar 11.9 6.3 1.8
Apr 17.3 11.2 5.6
May 20.4 14.6 9.4
Jun 23.4 17.8 12.9
Jul 25.2 19.4 14.4
Aug 24.8 19.1 14.3
Sep 20.1 14.7 10.4
Oct 15.9 10.8 6.8
Nov 10.8 6.3 2.7
Dec 5.9 2.2 -0.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chur are March, February, and then October. 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 30th.

When can you find snow in Chur? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Chur is often around around February 12th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Chur.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 2.3 1.9
Feb 13% 2.6 0.9
Mar 12% 1.3 1.7
Apr 15% 1.6 1.7
May 23% 0 3
Jun 27% 0 4.2
Jul 27% 0 4.6
Aug 31% 0 5.2
Sep 22% 0 3.1
Oct 15% 0.8 2.7
Nov 18% 2.1 2.5
Dec 22% 2.9 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 5.8 4.8
Feb 13 6.6 2.3
Mar 12 3.3 4.3
Apr 15 4.1 4.3
May 23 0 7.6
Jun 27 0 10.7
Jul 27 0 11.7
Aug 31 0 13.2
Sep 22 0 7.9
Oct 15 2 6.9
Nov 18 5.3 6.4
Dec 22 7.4 6.4


Humidity and Wind

Chur has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (66.1%).

Wind in Chur is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 6 knots (6.9 MPH or 11.1 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 early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.5 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.1 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Mar 5.7 Light breeze 12.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
May 5.7 Light breeze 12.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.6 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 12.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.9 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Sep 4.6 Light breeze 11.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.8 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.9 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.2%
Feb 56.8%
Mar 51.9%
Apr 49%
May 53.4%
Jun 58.3%
Jul 58.7%
Aug 62.2%
Sep 66.1%
Oct 65.8%
Nov 64.7%
Dec 65.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Chur?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 14, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Chur, Switzerland is May, followed by January and June. 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 Chur in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 60.3 in November means 60.3% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Chur Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.7°F (22.1°C) and 49.1°F (9.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Chur, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 71.1°F (21.7°C) and 44.3°F (6.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 too cold this time of year in Chur to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.4°F (10.2°C) and 38.4°F (3.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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