Climate and average monthly weather in Geneva (Canton of Geneva), Switzerland

Climate in Geneva (Canton of Geneva), Switzerland

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Geneva, Switzerland.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Geneva (Canton of Geneva)

TUE Oct 19
18°C | 7°C


WED Oct 20
19°C | 6°C


THU Oct 21
16°C | 7°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Geneva in Switzerland

Geneva's high altitude results in pleasantly warm summers, mild winters (with temperatures not going much below freezing), and year round rainfall. July is the hottest month in Geneva with an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius (67°Fahrenheit) and the coldest month is January with 2 degrees Celsius (35°Fahrenheit) Travelers to the region may experience either the Bise (super cold wind) or the Foehn (hot wind), depending on the month.

Best time to visit would be July and August if you don't mind that it's more busy with tourists. If you don't want to be in the peak season visit Geneva in June or September. The weather is pleasant with mild temperatures, however September is the wettest month.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of June and September you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 26°C (79°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 4°C (40°F).
  • October is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
  • July is the most sunny month.
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