The best times to visit Ormont-Dessus 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.

 

 


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Weather in Ormont-Dessus

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ormont-Dessus 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 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 Ormont-Dessus, 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 75.3°F (24.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.4°F (11.3°C) at night.

Ormont-Dessus Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ormont-Dessus 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.

Ormont-Dessus Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ormont-Dessus Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ormont-Dessus 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 36.8 29.8 23.2
Feb 35.1 26.6 19.5
Mar 48.2 37.3 29.1
Apr 54.5 43.9 35.1
May 59.8 49.4 40.2
Jun 68.9 57.5 47.7
Jul 72.8 61.4 51.7
Aug 71 59.7 50.4
Sep 63.6 52.7 44.1
Oct 56.5 47.2 40.3
Nov 47 38.5 31.8
Dec 39.5 32 26

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 2.7 -1.2 -4.9
Feb 1.7 -3 -6.9
Mar 9 2.9 -1.6
Apr 12.5 6.6 1.7
May 15.4 9.7 4.6
Jun 20.5 14.2 8.7
Jul 22.7 16.3 10.9
Aug 21.7 15.4 10.2
Sep 17.6 11.5 6.7
Oct 13.6 8.4 4.6
Nov 8.3 3.6 -0.1
Dec 4.2 0 -3.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ormont-Dessus are March, February, and then September. 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 are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Ormont-Dessus? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Ormont-Dessus 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 Ormont-Dessus.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ormont-Dessus (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 29% 9 3.1
Feb 26% 16.2 2.6
Mar 19% 9.6 2.3
Apr 28% 3 3.5
May 38% 0.4 5.7
Jun 34% 0 4.8
Jul 34% 0 6.2
Aug 31% 0 4.7
Sep 27% 0 4.3
Oct 27% 0 4.4
Nov 29% 3.1 5
Dec 29% 4.2 5.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 29 22.9 7.9
Feb 26 41.1 6.6
Mar 19 24.4 5.8
Apr 28 7.6 8.9
May 38 1 14.5
Jun 34 0 12.2
Jul 34 0 15.7
Aug 31 0 11.9
Sep 27 0 10.9
Oct 27 0 11.2
Nov 29 7.9 12.7
Dec 29 10.7 13

 

Humidity and Wind

Ormont-Dessus has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (64.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (79.1%).

Wind in Ormont-Dessus is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and July. May’s average wind speed of around 3.1 knots (3.5 MPH or 5.7 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 early to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 8.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ormont-Dessus.

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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 1.8 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Feb 1.8 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Mar 2.4 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Apr 2.8 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
May 3.1 Barely noticeable 7.8 Light breeze
Jun 3 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 3 Barely noticeable 7.9 Light breeze
Aug 2.8 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.5 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Oct 2.1 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Nov 2 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Dec 1.7 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.6%
Feb 75.6%
Mar 64.1%
Apr 65.2%
May 66.8%
Jun 66.8%
Jul 67.4%
Aug 71.6%
Sep 76.2%
Oct 79.1%
Nov 75.5%
Dec 74.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ormont-Dessus?

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 Ormont-Dessus, 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 Ormont-Dessus 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 Ormont-Dessus Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 63.2°F (17.3°C) and 40.7°F (4.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 12 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 about 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ormont-Dessus, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.2°F (20.1°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 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 Ormont-Dessus to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 42.8°F (6°C) and 31°F (-0.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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