Best Time To Visit Basel, Switzerland

Best 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:

26-May-2018
Today 26 May

81

58

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:0.57 m/s

Humidity:62%

Precipitation:0%

  • Sun 27 May
    78 | 61

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Mon 28 May
    78 | 59

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Tue 29 May
    76 | 59

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Wed 30 May
    75 | 59

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Thu 31 May
    74 | 58

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 01 Jun
    78 | 59

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

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)

  • 80
  • 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 May

  • Best time to visit Basel Zoo in Basel
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Altstadt in Basel
    • Everyday : 24-hrs
  • 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