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The climate of Bern (Switzerland)
Bern is the capital of Switzerland and is located in the north-western part of the country at an altitude of 540 meters in a valley on the banks of the river Aare. Bern is a small but cosy city with a fairy-tale city center. When you walk through the city you can admire the picturesque streets, many fountains, beautiful old houses and shops. Many houses have been decorated with fairy-tale figures. The city center is a Unesco world heritage site. Bern has a sea climate, which is a moderate type of climate. Temperatures are influenced by the altitude the city is situated at. During the winter you can go skiing in Bern. Especially in the Oberthal municipality there are many facilities for skiing, walking and other activities.

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Bern

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 2 -4 2 16 n/a
February 4 -3 3 14 n/a
March 8 -1 4 16 n/a
April 12 3 5 17 n/a
May 16 7 6 19 n/a
June 20 10 7 17 n/a
July 22 12 8 15 n/a
August 21 11 7 13 n/a
September 18 9 6 13 n/a
October 13 5 4 14 n/a
November 7 1 3 15 n/a
December 3 -3 2 15 n/a
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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Disclaimer
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