The best times to visit Orsieres for ideal weather are
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Orsieres Travel Guide
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Weather in Orsieres
Average temperatures in Orsieres vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the bottom 1 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 Orsieres, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 54.9°F (12.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 42.7°F (5.9°C) at night.
Orsieres Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Orsieres Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Orsieres Perceived Temperature (F)
Orsieres Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Orsieres 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Orsieres are September, October, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early September. For example, on the week of September 3rd there is 1 day 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 Orsieres? 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 Orsieres.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Orsieres (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Orsieres has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (56.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (75.2%).
Wind in Orsieres is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by February and December. March’s average wind speed of around 10.7 knots (12.3 MPH or 19.8 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 mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 19.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Orsieres.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||10||Gentle breeze||16.9||Significant breeze|
|Feb||10.4||Gentle breeze||16.9||Significant breeze|
|Mar||10.7||Gentle breeze||17.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||9.5||Gentle breeze||15.8||Significant breeze|
|May||9.9||Gentle breeze||16.4||Significant breeze|
|Jun||9||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.9||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Aug||8||Gentle breeze||14||Significant breeze|
|Sep||9.4||Gentle breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
|Oct||9.7||Gentle breeze||15.9||Significant breeze|
|Nov||10.1||Gentle breeze||16.8||Significant breeze|
|Dec||10.2||Gentle breeze||16.9||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Orsieres?
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 Orsieres, 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 Orsieres 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
Overall Orsieres Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 41.8°F (5.4°C) and 24.3°F (-4.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 11 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see moderate precipitation with 10 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Orsieres, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 49.1°F (9.5°C) and 25.2°F (-3.8°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 11 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 Orsieres to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 26.9°F (-2.8°C) and 20.4°F (-6.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 12 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.