The best times to visit Einsiedeln 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 Einsiedeln Travel Info

Weather in Einsiedeln

Temperature

Average temperatures in Einsiedeln vary drastically. 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 19th 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 Einsiedeln, 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 76°F (24.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.1°F (13.4°C) at night.

Einsiedeln Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Einsiedeln 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.

Einsiedeln Perceived Temperature (F)

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Einsiedeln Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Einsiedeln 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 36.7 30.5 24.2
Feb 34.5 27.9 21.1
Mar 44 35.9 28.6
Apr 52.7 44.6 36.4
May 57.2 49.6 42.2
Jun 66.8 58.3 49.5
Jul 71.6 63.2 54.5
Aug 68.5 60.3 52.4
Sep 61.1 53.3 45.8
Oct 55.7 48.1 41.5
Nov 46.8 39.5 32.8
Dec 40 33 26.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 2.6 -0.8 -4.3
Feb 1.4 -2.3 -6.1
Mar 6.7 2.2 -1.9
Apr 11.5 7 2.4
May 14 9.8 5.7
Jun 19.3 14.6 9.7
Jul 22 17.3 12.5
Aug 20.3 15.7 11.3
Sep 16.2 11.8 7.7
Oct 13.2 8.9 5.3
Nov 8.2 4.2 0.4
Dec 4.4 0.6 -2.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Einsiedeln are April, March, 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 to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Einsiedeln? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Einsiedeln is often around around December 3rd 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 Einsiedeln.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 33% 4.9 3.4
Feb 32% 8.7 2.7
Mar 28% 6.1 3.6
Apr 26% 2.3 4
May 54% 0.8 8.9
Jun 36% 0 6.8
Jul 31% 0 6.7
Aug 35% 0 5.3
Sep 31% 0 4.8
Oct 28% 0 3.6
Nov 30% 4.6 7
Dec 29% 8.3 4.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 33 12.4 8.6
Feb 32 22.1 6.9
Mar 28 15.5 9.1
Apr 26 5.8 10.2
May 54 2 22.6
Jun 36 0 17.3
Jul 31 0 17
Aug 35 0 13.5
Sep 31 0 12.2
Oct 28 0 9.1
Nov 30 11.7 17.8
Dec 29 21.1 10.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Einsiedeln has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (68.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (86.5%).

Wind in Einsiedeln is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and July. May’s average wind speed of around 3.8 knots (4.4 MPH or 7.1 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 9.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

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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 2.4 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Feb 2.9 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 2.8 Barely noticeable 7.5 Light breeze
Apr 3.3 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
May 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.9 Light breeze
Jun 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.3 Barely noticeable 8.5 Light breeze
Aug 2.9 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.9 Barely noticeable 7.9 Light breeze
Oct 2.5 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.7 Barely noticeable 7.3 Light breeze
Dec 2.4 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 86.5%
Feb 82.3%
Mar 74.3%
Apr 68.1%
May 73.3%
Jun 69.3%
Jul 68.9%
Aug 74.2%
Sep 79.9%
Oct 84.2%
Nov 82%
Dec 84.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Einsiedeln?

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 Einsiedeln, 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 Einsiedeln 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

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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 60.3 in November means 60.3% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Einsiedeln Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 59.4°F (15.2°C) and 35.7°F (2.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 17 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 10 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Einsiedeln, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 64.8°F (18.2°C) and 37.3°F (2.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 9 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 Einsiedeln to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.9°F (6.6°C) and 31°F (-0.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 9 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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