The best times to visit Engadin for ideal weather are

November 26th to April 8th

or

November 26th to December 23rd

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

 

 


Other Engadin Travel Info

Weather in Engadin

Temperature

Average temperatures in Engadin vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 17th 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 Engadin, 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 68.5°F (20.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 47.4°F (8.6°C) at night.

Engadin Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Engadin 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.

Engadin Perceived Temperature (F)

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Engadin Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Engadin 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 31.2 23.1 13.9
Feb 29.8 18.9 8.7
Mar 37.3 29 20.3
Apr 44.5 35.5 26.2
May 51.2 42.5 33.5
Jun 60.4 50.2 39.7
Jul 64.8 54.7 44.6
Aug 60.3 51.9 43.7
Sep 53.9 45.2 37.8
Oct 48.5 39.9 32.5
Nov 43.5 33.9 26.4
Dec 37.1 28 20.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.4 -4.9 -10.1
Feb -1.2 -7.3 -12.9
Mar 2.9 -1.7 -6.5
Apr 6.9 1.9 -3.2
May 10.7 5.8 0.8
Jun 15.8 10.1 4.3
Jul 18.2 12.6 7
Aug 15.7 11.1 6.5
Sep 12.2 7.3 3.2
Oct 9.2 4.4 0.3
Nov 6.4 1.1 -3.1
Dec 2.8 -2.2 -6.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Engadin are March, February, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late September with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of September 17th.

When can you find snow in Engadin? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Engadin is often around around January 15th 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 Engadin.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Engadin (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 16% 13.6 3.4
Feb 7% 18 1.6
Mar 6% 14.2 1.4
Apr 13% 16 1.2
May 26% 4.4 4.4
Jun 30% 0 4
Jul 35% 0 4.3
Aug 34% 0 4.9
Sep 30% 0 4.8
Oct 27% 2.8 4.1
Nov 15% 6.5 4.7
Dec 10% 1.6 0.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 34.5 8.6
Feb 7 45.7 4.1
Mar 6 36.1 3.6
Apr 13 40.6 3
May 26 11.2 11.2
Jun 30 0 10.2
Jul 35 0 10.9
Aug 34 0 12.4
Sep 30 0 12.2
Oct 27 7.1 10.4
Nov 15 16.5 11.9
Dec 10 4.1 2.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Engadin has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (52.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (73.9%).

Wind in Engadin is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by September and February. May’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.4 MPH or 13.6 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 early February where average top sustained speeds reach 17.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 6.2 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Mar 6.3 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
May 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Jun 6.2 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Jul 6.2 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Aug 6.2 Light breeze 14 Significant breeze
Sep 6.9 Light breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Nov 4.7 Light breeze 10.1 Significant breeze
Dec 4.7 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 53.4%
Feb 52.7%
Mar 56.8%
Apr 54.5%
May 62%
Jun 63.6%
Jul 67%
Aug 73.9%
Sep 72%
Oct 71.1%
Nov 65.1%
Dec 56.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Engadin?

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 Engadin, Switzerland is May, followed by June and March. 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 Engadin in December. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58.3 in December means 58.3% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Engadin Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 55.4°F (13°C) and 32°F (0°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 8 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 9 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Engadin, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 55.8°F (13.2°C) and 37.7°F (3.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 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 Engadin to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 40.1°F (4.5°C) and 22.8°F (-5.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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