Fluntern

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The quarter of Fluntern in Zürich.
The Zürich Zoo entrance

Fluntern is a quarter in the district 7 in Zürich, Switzerland. It was formerly a municipality of its own, having been incorporated into Zürich in 1893. The quarter has a population of 7,325 distributed on an area of 2.84 km².

Notable features[edit]

The Zürich Zoologischer Garten, opened in 1929, is located in this quarter.

Built in 1901 as Rigiblick restaurant, the former Gastsaal was re-opened as Theater Rigiblick in 1984.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Zürich (Fluntern), elevation: 556 m or 1,824 ft, 1981–2010 normals, extremes 1901–present
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.9
(62.4)
19.3
(66.7)
23.2
(73.8)
31.3
(88.3)
32.4
(90.3)
36.4
(97.5)
37.7
(99.9)
36.2
(97.2)
32.5
(90.5)
28.7
(83.7)
23.8
(74.8)
17.0
(62.6)
37.7
(99.9)
Average high °C (°F) 2.9
(37.2)
4.6
(40.3)
9.5
(49.1)
13.8
(56.8)
18.5
(65.3)
21.6
(70.9)
24.0
(75.2)
23.3
(73.9)
18.8
(65.8)
13.7
(56.7)
7.2
(45.0)
3.7
(38.7)
13.5
(56.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 0.3
(32.5)
1.3
(34.3)
5.3
(41.5)
8.8
(47.8)
13.3
(55.9)
16.4
(61.5)
18.6
(65.5)
18.0
(64.4)
14.1
(57.4)
9.9
(49.8)
4.4
(39.9)
1.4
(34.5)
9.3
(48.7)
Average low °C (°F) −2.0
(28.4)
−1.6
(29.1)
1.7
(35.1)
4.5
(40.1)
8.8
(47.8)
11.9
(53.4)
14.0
(57.2)
13.8
(56.8)
10.5
(50.9)
7.0
(44.6)
2.0
(35.6)
−0.7
(30.7)
5.8
(42.4)
Record low °C (°F) −20.8
(−5.4)
−24.2
(−11.6)
−14.4
(6.1)
−6.5
(20.3)
−2.0
(28.4)
0.9
(33.6)
5.3
(41.5)
4.0
(39.2)
−0.3
(31.5)
−5.5
(22.1)
−11.0
(12.2)
−18.5
(−1.3)
−24.2
(−11.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 63
(2.5)
64
(2.5)
78
(3.1)
83
(3.3)
122
(4.8)
128
(5.0)
124
(4.9)
124
(4.9)
99
(3.9)
86
(3.4)
79
(3.1)
83
(3.3)
1,134
(44.6)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 18.4
(7.2)
22.0
(8.7)
13.7
(5.4)
3.0
(1.2)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.8
(0.3)
8.0
(3.1)
19.1
(7.5)
85.0
(33.5)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 10.5 9.3 11.9 11.4 12.4 12.7 12.3 11.6 10.2 9.9 10.3 11.4 133.9
Average snowy days (≥ 1.0 cm) 4.8 5.2 3.2 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.6 4.8 20.4
Average relative humidity (%) 83 78 72 69 71 71 71 74 79 83 84 84 77
Mean monthly sunshine hours 55 81 124 153 175 189 215 200 150 102 59 42 1,544
Percent possible sunshine 22 31 36 40 41 44 49 50 44 33 24 18 38
Source #1: MeteoSwiss[2]
Source #2: KNMI[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Theater Rigiblick in: Tobias Hoffmann-Allenspach (5 December 2013). "Theatersaal Rigiblick, Zürich ZH" (in German). theaterwissenschaft.ch. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Climate normals Zürich / Fluntern (Reference period 1981−2010)" (PDF). Zurich-Airport, Switzerland: Swiss Federal Office of Metreology and Climatology, MeteoSwiss. 2 July 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Zürich extreme values". KNMI. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Zürich (06660) - WMO Weather Station". NOAA. Retrieved 19 February 2019. Archived February 19, 2019, at the Wayback Machine

Coordinates: 47°22′34″N 8°33′36″E / 47.376°N 8.560°E / 47.376; 8.560