Best Time To Visit Basel - Time To Go To Basel

Basel is one of the warmest places in Switzerland. Since it’s located in the Rhine Valley, the weather in Basel is warmer when compared with the rest of the Alpine cities of Switzerland. January is the city’s coldest month and June, the warmest. The peak tourist season is from May to October. Nights during the summer can get a little unbearably hot; the winter on the other hand, seldom sees snow. 

Climate in Basel

Know weather for your travel dates:

21-Oct-2018
Today 21 Oct

63

40

Partly cloudy in the morning.

Wind:1.12 m/s

Humidity:71%

Precipitation:0%

  • Mon 22 Oct
    62 | 43

    Partly cloudy until evening.

  • Tue 23 Oct
    64 | 44

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Wed 24 Oct
    63 | 42

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

  • Thu 25 Oct
    65 | 47

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Fri 26 Oct
    48 | 39

    Light rain in the morning.

  • Sat 27 Oct
    52 | 38

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Basel

Average Temperature in Basel by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 29℉

Minimum temperature: 12℉

Maximum temperature: 45℉

Feb

Average temperature: 41℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Mar

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Apr

Average temperature: 49℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

May

Average temperature: 59℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Jun

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Jul

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Aug

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Sep

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Oct

Average temperature: 53℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Nov

Average temperature: 42℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Dec

Average temperature: 34℉

Minimum temperature: 25℉

Maximum temperature: 48℉

Highest temperature in Basel is recorded as 91.4℉ in June and July.

Lowest temperature in Basel is recorded as 12.2℉ in January.

Average Rain in Basel by Month (in mm)

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  • 60
  • 40
  • 20 0
Jan

Average Rain: 27.97 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 444.4 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 53.31 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 503.22 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 39.41 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 332.9 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 47.69 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 401.06 mm

May

Average Rain: 56.44 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 363.87 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 57.08 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 614.72 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 59.19 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 229.15 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 66.33 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 470.73 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 39.07 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 229.15 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 27.02 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 287.98 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 78.3 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 591.49 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 1.5 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 17.01 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Basel is 614.72 mm in June.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Basel is December.

Average Humidity in Basel by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Feb

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Mar

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Apr

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

May

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Jun

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Jul

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Aug

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Sep

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Oct

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Nov

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Dec

Average Humidity: 90%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Most humid month in Basel is December.

Least humid month in Basel is June.

Best time to visit Basel Attractions in October

  • Best time to visit Basel Zoo in Basel
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Best time to visit The Cathedral Munster in Basel
    • Everyday : 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Kunst Museum in Basel
    • Monday : Closed
    • Tuesday - Sunday : 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Rathaus in Basel
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM