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Basel Weather and Historic Climate
Basel is in the north of Switzerland, in the Rhine valley where it intersects with France and Germany. It is at 909 ft. elevation.
Although the climate is temperate, due to it's valley position, Basel is known as the warmest spot in Switzerland north of the alps. Rainfall peaks in the summer, along with temperatures.
Basel, Switzerland - When To Go
May thorugh September is a good range of times to go to Basel. Summer temperatures are pleasant, but nights can be on the warm side in July and August. Winters are cold in Basel, and there is little snow.
Summer weather in Basel is mild and known to be rather changeable, so be prepared. It's likely to rain on summer days, so be prepared for showers.
Basel historic Temperatures and Precipitation
The chart below shows the historic high and low temperatures in Basel, with the rainfall chart below that.