Weather Dufourspitze

Forecast

Monday13.7. Tuesday14.7. Wednesday15.7. Thursday16.7. Friday17.7. Saturday18.7.
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weather weather: overcast weather: snow flakes weather: snowfall weather: partly cloudy weather: thunderstorm, snow weather: snow flakes
weather: partly cloudy weather: snow flakes weather: snow flakes weather: partly cloudy weather: snow flakes
Temperature -1 °C -4 °C -4 °C -1 °C -3 °C 1 °C
-4 °C -9 °C -9 °C -7 °C -8 °C -7 °C
Sunshine 2.2 h 7.4 h 3.8 h 5.8 h 4.3 h 11.4 h
15 % 50 % 25 % 40 % 30 % 75 %
precipitation <1 mm 3 - 6 mm 5 - 8 mm 0 mm 1 - 3 mm 0 - 1 mm
20 % 95 % 95 % 10 % 85 % 5 %
Wind 5 km/hwind direction: South West 10 km/hwind direction: South East 10 km/hwind direction: South East 15 km/hwind direction: South East 10 km/hwind direction: East 10 km/hwind direction: East
Gusts 35 km/h 20 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h
Freezing level 3600 m 3300 m 3200 m 3400 m 3400 m 3800 m
UV index 4 4 5 5 6 9
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Forecasts Valais

This end of the day, sunny and warm weather with some high sails and cumulus clouds in the mountains. Low risk of showers in the Upper Valais. This evening and night, calm weather and mostly clear skies with gradually cooling temperatures.

Tuesday, generally sunny weather in the morning despite some cloudy passages at medium and high altitude. Increased cloud cover in the afternoon and development of cumulus clouds in the mountains, but weather remained dry, apart from a few showers in the Upper Valais. Quite warm temperatures during the day.

Expected temperatures in the Rhône plain: lows 13 to 15°, highs 24 to 27° from Chablais to central Valais. In the resorts at around 1500m: lows 8 to 10°, highs 19 to 20°. On the summits: 9/14° to 2000m, 3/5° to 3000m.

Breezes sometimes moderate in the valleys and in the middle mountains during the day. Light to moderate westerly wind in the high mountains.

(MeteoNews, 123h July, 3.00 p.m.)author: Vincent Devantay; Monday, 13. July 2020, 14 Uhr

Next few days in Valais

Wednesday, cloudy weather with a few scattered showers, especially in the mountains. Light showers not very durable. Cool temperatures for the season with maximums of 20 to 22 degrees in the plains. Risk of showers persisting in the evening and at night.

Thursday, weather remaining mixed with often cloudy skies and short lasting clearings. A few scattered showers over the reliefs, remaining generally dry on the plains. Cool temperatures for the season, a good twenty degrees in the plains in the afternoon.

On Friday, the evolution is still poorly defined but the weather can be changeable or even quite sunny with a sky divided between cloudy banks and sunny beaches. Remaining generally dry except for a few possible showers on the reliefs. Cool temperatures for the season with maximums of 22 to 24 degrees in the plains.

Saturday and Sunday, return of sunny conditions in all regions under rising temperatures, maximums of 26 to 29 degrees in the plains.

Beginning of next week probably sunny and very summery with maximum temperatures around 30 degrees in the plains.author: Vincent Devantay; Monday, 13. July 2020, 14 Uhr

Observations of the last 24 hours

precipitation Temperature
mm °C
1594580400 21:00 20:00 - 21:00 21:00 8.9
1594584000 22:00 21:00 - 22:00 22:00 8.3
1594587600 23:00 22:00 - 23:00 23:00 7.2
1594591200 00:00 23:00 - 00:00 00:00 5.9
1594594800 01:00 00:00 - 01:00 01:00 5.4
1594598400 02:00 01:00 - 02:00 02:00 5.7
1594602000 03:00 02:00 - 03:00 03:00 6.1
1594605600 04:00 03:00 - 04:00 04:00 5.8
1594609200 05:00 04:00 - 05:00 05:00 5.1
1594612800 06:00 05:00 - 06:00 06:00 5.3
1594616400 07:00 06:00 - 07:00 07:00 4.9
1594620000 08:00 07:00 - 08:00 08:00 6.9
1594623600 09:00 08:00 - 09:00 09:00 8.1
1594627200 10:00 09:00 - 10:00 10:00 9.2
1594630800 11:00 10:00 - 11:00 11:00 9.9
1594634400 12:00 11:00 - 12:00 12:00 10.6
1594638000 13:00 12:00 - 13:00 13:00 10.4
1594641600 14:00 13:00 - 14:00 14:00 8.9
1594645200 15:00 14:00 - 15:00 15:00 9.6
1594648800 16:00 15:00 - 16:00 16:00 9.5
1594652400 17:00 16:00 - 17:00 17:00 9.4
1594656000 18:00 17:00 - 18:00 18:00 8.5
1594659600 19:00 18:00 - 19:00 19:00 8.3
1594663200 20:00 19:00 - 20:00 20:00 7.3
observation station: Monte Rosa Plattje (2885 m)data source: MeteoSchweiz

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Latest observations

observation station: Monte Rosa Plattje (2885 m)distance: 4 km
typical weather weather: overcast
Temperature 7.3 °C
Sun 0 min
Measured at: Monday, 13. July 2020, 20:00data source: MeteoSchweiz

Observation stations nearby

observation station Temperature distance
Gornergrat 4.2 °C 9 km
Plateau Rosa 4 °C 14 km
Zermatt 16.3 °C 16 km

Sun & moon

valid in Dufourspitze on 13. July 2020

Sun rise05:51 Moon rise01:13 next new moon20.7.
set21:17 set14:14 next full moon3.8.

Winter sports resorts

winter sports resorts open
Zermatt - Matterhorn 11/52
Saas-Almagell 2/8
Saas-Fee 10/22
Saas-Grund 2/8
Zinal-Grimentz / Anniviers 3/20