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Another question about the weather in September

Ryde, England
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Another question about the weather in September

I returned from a week in Wengen less than 2 weeks ago, and have decided I already want to go again and see even more, as none of the other countries I'd like to visit will let me in.

With that in mind, I'm fully aware the weather in the Wengen/Jungfrau area can't be predicted, but I wanted to ask if there's a reliable source somewhere to check how it's been historically in September, during the 2nd and last week? I wouldn't want to gamble on it and get there for a likely rainy week as the views and hikes in the area are absolute heaven.

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1. Re: Another question about the weather in September

There are several websites with weather archive data, one is Meteoblue, https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/historyclimate/weatherarchive/wengen_switzerland_2658020?fcstlength=15&year=2020&month=9

Also an option now are webcams that often have some archive functions (more or less easy to use), allowing to check how views were a specific day in some recent past. For Jungfrau region check links at https://www.jungfrau.ch/en-gb/live/webcams/

But that historical or statistical data can not really be used for local weather "forecasts", local weather in mountain areas can simply change to quickly in a relatively wide weather pattern range. I would also check for specific regions, some are better sheltered from main NW weather fronts then others.

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2. Re: Another question about the weather in September

I have now been living in Wengen for about 5 years. My experience is that September is the best month to come here. The weather is usually good, and the big crowds are gone.

There are of course no guarantees. But I had several visitors this year who were worried about the weather ahead of their arrival, but all ended up having a great time. Just be flexible...

Edited: 27 August 2021, 16:31
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