The best times to visit Payerne for ideal weather are

May 21st 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 Payerne Travel Info

Weather in Payerne


Average temperatures in Payerne 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 27th 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 Payerne, 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 56.3°F (13.5°C) at night.

Payerne Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Payerne 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.

Payerne Perceived Temperature (F)


Payerne Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Payerne 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 39.9 34.7 28.7
Feb 41.5 34.3 27.3
Mar 51.5 42 32.9
Apr 61.4 50.7 39.7
May 67.1 57.1 46.4
Jun 73.6 63.6 52.9
Jul 77.8 66.8 55.6
Aug 76.5 65.9 55.4
Sep 68.2 58.1 48.5
Oct 58.2 50.2 42.6
Nov 47.8 41.9 35.9
Dec 40.1 35 29.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.4 1.5 -1.8
Feb 5.3 1.3 -2.6
Mar 10.8 5.6 0.5
Apr 16.3 10.4 4.3
May 19.5 13.9 8
Jun 23.1 17.6 11.6
Jul 25.4 19.3 13.1
Aug 24.7 18.8 13
Sep 20.1 14.5 9.2
Oct 14.6 10.1 5.9
Nov 8.8 5.5 2.2
Dec 4.5 1.7 -1.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Payerne are March, January, 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 late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 30th.

When can you find snow in Payerne? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late November to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Payerne is often around around November 26th 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 Payerne.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 18% 2.1 2
Feb 19% 1.3 1.7
Mar 17% 0.8 1.7
Apr 19% 0 2.2
May 30% 0 3.2
Jun 29% 0 3.2
Jul 26% 0 4
Aug 26% 0 3.7
Sep 20% 0 2.5
Oct 20% 0.4 2.9
Nov 21% 2 2.8
Dec 24% 2.8 2.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 5.3 5.1
Feb 19 3.3 4.3
Mar 17 2 4.3
Apr 19 0 5.6
May 30 0 8.1
Jun 29 0 8.1
Jul 26 0 10.2
Aug 26 0 9.4
Sep 20 0 6.4
Oct 20 1 7.4
Nov 21 5.1 7.1
Dec 24 7.1 7.4


Humidity and Wind

Payerne has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (60% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (82.7%).

Wind in Payerne is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and December. March’s average wind speed of around 4.9 knots (5.7 MPH or 9.1 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.2 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.6 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.9 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.1 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
May 4.2 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 3 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.2 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.8%
Feb 74.6%
Mar 63.8%
Apr 60%
May 63.1%
Jun 63.6%
Jul 60.6%
Aug 65.1%
Sep 71.4%
Oct 79.7%
Nov 82.2%
Dec 82.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Payerne?

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 Payerne, 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 Payerne 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

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 slightly 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 Payerne Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.4°F (21.3°C) and 47.9°F (8.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Payerne, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 71.6°F (22°C) and 41.5°F (5.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 6 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 Payerne to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.9°F (8.8°C) and 37.6°F (3.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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