Weather forecast for the Vía Jacobi in January

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Start date
Jan 1
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End date
Jan 21
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Summary of your Camino

Total days
Total distance
429 km
Daily distance
20.4 km
Average high
Average low
Average precipitation
4.0 mm/day

The Vía Jacobi in Switzerland is usually cold, especially between Konstanz and Einsiedeln, which is hilly. The temperature tends to be between -1°C and 5°C, but can drop to -12°C. The weather changes from sunny to cloudy with rain, and sometimes there is light freezing rain or snow.

From Brunnen to Buochs, the land is flatter and the weather is slightly better, with temperatures from -4°C to 5°C. It rains less, but short showers are common.

Further along in Flüeli-Ranft and Lungern, there's often heavy snow and the temperature can drop to -7°C.

In the cities of Brienz, Interlaken, and Amsoldingen, you can expect similar weather. There may be sun, freezing rain, and cloudy days, with lots of snow.

From Rüeggisberg to Chavannes-sous-Orsonnens, it's a bit warmer, with temperatures from -5°C to 4°C. There are overcast days, light freezing rain, sun, and sometimes snow.

Near Lausanne and Saint-Prex, temperatures average from -4°C to 5°C. It rains less often and is lighter compared to the start of the journey, with partly cloudy and sunny skies.

The final journey from Gland to Genève is colder, with temperatures falling to -4°C and occasional snow showers. But the sky is often sunny.

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