Weather in December in Nidwalden

Nidwalden is a region in Switzerland. Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in December in Nidwalden. Is this month a good time to go to Nidwalden? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Nidwalden in December?

The weather in Nidwalden in December is in general poor. December is a winter month in Nidwalden.

December is a month with cold maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C (39°F) and nighttime temperatures around -1°C (30°F) in Emmetten. It is a very cold month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress up warm.

December is a moderate rainy month with an average snow/rainfall around 77mm (3inch) in Emmetten. In general it is also a dark month with an average of 42 hours of sunshine in Emmetten during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Nidwalden.

Where to go in Nidwalden in December

Find the average weather conditions in December for the most popular destinations in Nidwalden on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Nidwalden

What is the weather like in December for the 5 most popular destinations in Nidwalden?

Average weather in Emmetten

In December Emmetten generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C (39°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C (30°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Emmetten
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 45°F 
0°C / 32°F 
52 hours 
81mm / 3.2inch 
poor 
4°C / 39°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
42 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
poor 
January   >> January
>>  
3°C / 37°F 
-2°C / 28°F 
44 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
poor 
Climate in Emmetten

Average weather in Buochs

In December Buochs generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C (39°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C (30°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Buochs
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 45°F 
0°C / 32°F 
52 hours 
81mm / 3.2inch 
poor 
4°C / 39°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
42 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
poor 
January   >> January
>>  
3°C / 37°F 
-2°C / 28°F 
44 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
poor 
Climate in Buochs

Average weather in Beckenried

In December Beckenried generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C (39°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C (30°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Beckenried
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 45°F 
0°C / 32°F 
52 hours 
81mm / 3.2inch 
poor 
4°C / 39°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
42 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
poor 
January   >> January
>>  
3°C / 37°F 
-2°C / 28°F 
44 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
poor 
Climate in Beckenried

Average weather in Stans

In December Stans generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C (39°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C (30°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Stans
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 45°F 
0°C / 32°F 
52 hours 
81mm / 3.2inch 
poor 
4°C / 39°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
42 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
poor 
January   >> January
>>  
3°C / 37°F 
-2°C / 28°F 
44 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
poor 
Climate in Stans

Average weather in Stansstad

In December Stansstad generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C (39°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C (30°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Stansstad
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 45°F 
0°C / 32°F 
52 hours 
81mm / 3.2inch 
poor 
4°C / 39°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
42 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
poor 
January   >> January
>>  
3°C / 37°F 
-2°C / 28°F 
44 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
poor 
Climate in Stansstad

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Nidwalden, in Switzerland.

Is December the best time to go to Nidwalden?

In our opinion December is not the best time to visit Nidwalden with commonly poor weather in Emmetten.

On average the best time to visit Nidwalden is in June, July and August with generally pleasant weather in Emmetten. The worst months are January, February, March, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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