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Neuchatel - Geography

 



Climate in Neuchatel - Geography

Climate
Neuchatel, a renowned spot of Switzerland, extremely liked for its influence of the nearby lakes. Its gentle-hilled region provides a moderate and airy climate is successful enough to grab the global visitor’s attention. Its autumnal mists are quite frequent. The dissimilarity in soils from one vineyard to another is mirrored in the abundant nuances of bouquet in the Chasselas wines.

Average temperature:
January: 0°C / 32°F
July: 18.6°C / 65°F

Rainfall: 980 mm/yr. (38 in.)
Normal for Switzerland

The annual hours of sun exposure:
1699 hrs in Auvernier
This is somewhat more than in German Switzerland.

Altitude: around 450 m (1475 ft.) near Neuchatel

Soils
The soils are characterized by rich in limestone. They are light and stony, in the centre and east regions. Heavier soils in marl can also be found in some of the places. However, alluvium soils are present, at the foot of the vineyards, features as deeper and heavier than the others.

Generally chalky
Light, stony soils with heavier marl in some parts is characterized the East and central areas.
Deeper and heavier alluvium soils, features the Lower areas.

 
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