The best times to visit Saas for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 16th

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



Other Saas Travel Info

Weather in Saas


Average temperatures in Saas vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th 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 Saas, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 72.9°F (22.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.1°F (12.3°C) at night.

Saas Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Saas 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.

Saas Perceived Temperature (F)


Saas Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Saas 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 34.8 29 23.9
Feb 33.6 27.3 22.7
Mar 43.9 35.4 29.1
Apr 51.8 42.3 34.9
May 56.3 46.5 38.5
Jun 66.9 56.2 47.7
Jul 69.3 59.1 51
Aug 65.1 55.9 49.1
Sep 59.4 50.2 43.9
Oct 52.8 44.9 39.5
Nov 42.7 36.4 31.6
Dec 39.1 33 28.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.6 -1.7 -4.5
Feb 0.9 -2.6 -5.2
Mar 6.6 1.9 -1.6
Apr 11 5.7 1.6
May 13.5 8.1 3.6
Jun 19.4 13.4 8.7
Jul 20.7 15.1 10.6
Aug 18.4 13.3 9.5
Sep 15.2 10.1 6.6
Oct 11.6 7.2 4.2
Nov 5.9 2.4 -0.2
Dec 3.9 0.6 -2.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Saas are December, April, 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 March. For example, on the week of March 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Saas (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% 9.7 1.1
Feb 18% 15.8 1.4
Mar 16% 11.8 1.6
Apr 12% 5.8 1.4
May 16% 1.8 2.9
Jun 22% 0 1.3
Jul 19% 0 3.1
Aug 23% 0 2.7
Sep 12% 0 1
Oct 16% 2.6 1.3
Nov 20% 3.8 2.6
Dec 6% 4.9 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 24.6 2.8
Feb 18 40.1 3.6
Mar 16 30 4.1
Apr 12 14.7 3.6
May 16 4.6 7.4
Jun 22 0 3.3
Jul 19 0 7.9
Aug 23 0 6.9
Sep 12 0 2.5
Oct 16 6.6 3.3
Nov 20 9.7 6.6
Dec 6 12.4 2


Humidity and Wind

Saas has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (46.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (64%).

Wind in Saas is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and March. February’s average wind speed of around 0.1 knots (0.1 MPH or 0.2 KPH) is considered “very calm.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 9.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 0 Still 0 Still
Feb 0.1 Still 9.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 0 Still 0 Still
Apr 0 Still 0 Still
May 0 Still 0 Still
Jun 0 Still 0 Still
Jul 0 Still 0 Still
Aug 0 Still 0 Still
Sep 0 Still 0 Still
Oct 0 Still 0 Still
Nov 0 Still 0 Still
Dec 0 Still 0 Still

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.7%
Feb 62.6%
Mar 46.2%
Apr 46.9%
May 55.9%
Jun 50.1%
Jul 57.6%
Aug 64%
Sep 61.6%
Oct 63.4%
Nov 60.7%
Dec 49.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Saas?

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 Saas, 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 Saas 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

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 Saas Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 61.5°F (16.4°C) and 33.7°F (0.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 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 the most precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Saas, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 63.1°F (17.3°C) and 36.3°F (2.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 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 Saas to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.4°F (6.3°C) and 28.4°F (-2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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