Stansstad weather in August (Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland)

What can you expect from the weather in Stansstad during August? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In August, the weather in Stansstad typically experiences pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. August falls within the summer season. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 22°C (show in °F). But by evening, they drop to around 13°C.

Stansstad in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 219 mm (show in inches) for the month. It records the year's peak rainfall, often coming down quite heavily. We recommend bringing a poncho, which will keep you dry. Rain is expected on roughly 17 days.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 158 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures September typically offers the best weather. While January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Stansstad climate page with graphs.


Stansstad, monthly averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 12.5°C  
Max Temperature 21.6°C  
Chance of Rain 58%  
Precipitation 219 mm  
Rainy days 17 days  
Humidity 76% *  
Sunshine 158 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 52% *  
* Data from: Altdorf, Switzerland (25 KM, 15 Miles).

Where to go in Switzerland in August

Find out more about the weather in Switzerland in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Stansstad in August?

​ For visitors traveling to Stansstad, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.


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