Interlaken Weather, When to Go and Climate Information

(Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland)

Scenic summer viewThe mountain resort of Interlaken experiences some very distinctive weather, with seasonal climate changes being strongly influenced by it situation within the Jungfrau region and the Swiss Alps. Interlaken has grown to become one of Switzerland's leading winter resorts, and so during the winter months, you can expect plenty of snow and a rather chilly climate.

From December to March, the weather lends itself to winter sports and crowds of tourists flock to Interlaken each year, to ski and snowboard at the various cross-country ski resorts. However, the summer climate is quite different and whilst it could never really be described as hot, it is certainly warm and very pleasant.

City photo

Seasonal Climate Variations / When to Go

From June to August, daytime temperatures in Interlaken generally stay above 20°C / 68°F and the snow is long gone. The winter mountains that were filled with skiers just a few months early now offer a hive of summer recreational activities, such as hiking and mountain biking.

During the fine summer weather, tourists also come to Interlaken to enjoy many adventure sports, with everything on offer from paragliding to white water rafting. The summer Jungfrau Music Festival is another seasonal highlight, along with various music festivals and outdoor concerts.

Interlaken Weather and Climate Chart (Averages)



3°C / 37°F
-2°C / 28°F


6°C / 43°F
-1°C / 30°F


10°C / 50°F
2°C / 36°F


12°C / 54°F
3°C / 37°F


16°C / 61°F
8°C / 46°F


23°C / 73°F
12°C / 54°F


22°C / 72°F
11°C / 52°F


23°C / 73°F
13°C / 55°F


17°C / 63°F
9°C / 48°F


13°C / 55°F
5°C / 41°F


6°C / 43°F
2°C / 36°F


3°C / 37°F
0°C / 32°F