Sarnen, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sarnen, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Sarnen, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Sarnen, Switzerland

Based on the climate and weather in Sarnen, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Sarnen, Switzerland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sarnen, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Sarnen, Switzerland by month

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January

January in Sarnen is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with more than half days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

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February

February in Sarnen can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with more than half days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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March

March for Sarnen can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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April

In April, Sarnen is frosty. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Sarnen, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost most days.

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May

If you visit Sarnen during May, you will probably find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about half of the time. There is frost about half of the time.

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June

June in Sarnen is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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July

In July, Sarnen can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sarnen, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you vacation in Sarnen during August, you are likely to see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September in Sarnen can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost sometimes.

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October

If you vacation in Sarnen during October, you will probably find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet a bit less than half of the time. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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November

Traveling to Sarnen in November, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain or snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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December

December for Sarnen is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost nearly every day this month. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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Activities for Sarnen, Switzerland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Sarnen.

If you go to the Museum Bruder Klaus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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