Zermatt Weather in December

What's the weather like in Zermatt (Valais) in December 2023?

The climate in Zermatt during December can be summarized as cold and wet.

December is in the winter in Zermatt and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -4°C (25°F), whilst at night -10°C (15°F) is normal.

Zermatt weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -4.2°C 24.5°F
Nightly temperature -9.7°C 14.6°F
Average temperature -6.9°C 19.6°F
Daily sunshine 4.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 133 mm 5.2 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 12.8°C 55°F
Humidity 65%
Windspeed 23.4kph 15 mph

On average December is the 5th driest month of the year in Zermatt with around 133mm 5.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.2 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Zermatt

Zermatt average temperature in December

December rainfall

Zermatt average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Zermatt average rain in December

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Zermatt in December 2023.

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Zermatt weather stats

Zermatt weather statistics
Hottest month: July 9°C 48.2°F
Driest month: February 117mm 4.6ins
Sunniest month: July 8hrs
Coldest month: January -5.6°C 21.9°F
Wettest month: August 173mm 6.8ins
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