Bellinzona Weather

Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino

Bellinzona weather forecast


After travelling through the world’s longest and deepest railway tunnel, you will come to the capital of Canton Ticino with its important historical heritage that includes numerous castles, towers, fortified walls and buildings. However, we recommend checking the weather forecast first.

BELLINZONA - WHAT'S THE WEATHER LIKE

16°
  • Wednesday 14 November
  • Max 16° / Min 6°
  • Precipitation 0%

WHAT'S THE WEATHER LIKE IN THE NEXT DAYS

Thu

6°-15°

Fri

6°-12°

Sat

3°-11°

Sun

2°-11°

Temperature and climate in Bellinzona


Plenty of sun, blue skies and snow during the coldest months. These are the typical features of the weather in Bellinzona, where wind also makes itself felt on a regular basis. This breeze is well known to the city’s inhabitants and is particularly welcome in the summer, when it cools down the hot temperatures. In fact, the top temperatures in the summer exceed 30 degrees in the shade of the castles, while the winter minimums barely rise above 1°C. The annual snowfall is around 30 cm and there are around 2,100 hours of sunshine.

The temperature rises from 14°C in March to over 22°C in May and 26°C in June. The monthly hours of sunshine climb from 180 in early spring to more than 200 as summer approaches. Spring in Bellinzona invites people to leave their homes and get together in the squares and parks.
The temperature rises from 14°C in March to over 22°C in May and 26°C in June. The monthly hours of sunshine climb from 180 in early spring to more than 200 as summer approaches. Spring in Bellinzona invites people to leave their homes and get together in the squares and parks.

Spring

Summer: fortunately the wind blows in from the valleys! Summer in Bellinzona is hot, with maximum temperatures of over 30°C and average temperatures of around 22°C, but the breeze makes the city even more attractive and liveable. August basks in 243 hours of sunshine!
Summer: fortunately the wind blows in from the valleys! Summer in Bellinzona is hot, with maximum temperatures of over 30°C and average temperatures of around 22°C, but the breeze makes the city even more attractive and liveable. August basks in 243 hours of sunshine!

Summer

Autumn is a mild season packed with fairs and markets. September and October are pleasant months in Bellinzona with top temperatures of 22 and 17°C respectively. November marks the arrival of winter and the temperatures drop, although the sun continues to shine (110 hours).
Autumn is a mild season packed with fairs and markets. September and October are pleasant months in Bellinzona with top temperatures of 22 and 17°C respectively. November marks the arrival of winter and the temperatures drop, although the sun continues to shine (110 hours).

Autumn

With top temperatures of around 6°C and minimum temperatures at around freezing, you can really experience winter in Bellinzona. Even snow is a welcome guest: the castles look truly magical when lit up by the sun (130 hours of sunshine in January) beneath a white blanket of snow! Meanwhile, February marks the arrival of the masks and music of Rabadan.
With top temperatures of around 6°C and minimum temperatures at around freezing, you can really experience winter in Bellinzona. Even snow is a welcome guest: the castles look truly magical when lit up by the sun (130 hours of sunshine in January) beneath a white blanket of snow! Meanwhile, February marks the arrival of the masks and music of Rabadan.

Winter

About the Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino region


The city of Bellinzona and the valleys of Alto Ticino are real treasure chests containing areas of unspoilt natural beauty, art and gastronomy. Discover the gateway to Ticino and its three UNESCO World Heritage castles.

What’s the weather like in the other regions?


Do you need to pack swimwear for sunbathing by the lake or river, hiking boots for walking mountain paths in the Ticino valleys, or smart clothes for one of the many events that enliven the evenings in the canton? Check the weather forecast and temperatures for the next few days in Bellinzona, Locarno, Ascona, Lugano or Mendrisio with just one click.