The UK is located right in the middle of the zone of moderate climate and its weather conditions are almost typical. The country is located on islands so unlike continental moderate climate weather in the UK is wet. This feature is apparent in frequent fogs which are integral feature of image of the country.
Three sides of Scotland are washed by the seas so the country has moderate oceanic type of climate with high humidity. Weather is much colder than in the rest of Great Britain. Peak of precipitation intensity is at summer and autumn. Most of it falls in northern and mountainous regions. In coasts and southern regions there are frequent storms instead.
Wales is located on the peninsula in western part of Great Britain Island and lies in the zone of moderate climate but Atlantic winds bring some features of maritime climate. Overall weather is similar to the rest of the island, unless a bit colder. Usually there are no steep shifts of temperature through seasons. Significant difference is observed only between daytime and night.
In general climate of Switzerland may be considered as temperate. Yet weather conditions of different parts of country vary due to variety of relief. Relatively flat north-western and central regions are under influence of Atlantics. East have alpine climate and habitats of southern parts are enjoying mild subtropical weather.