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

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Traveling to Schaffhausen, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Schaffhausen, we've got 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 Schaffhausen, Switzerland

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

Important essentials for Schaffhausen, Switzerland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Schaffhausen can be extremely cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Schaffhausen, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Schaffhausen can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

Traveling to Schaffhausen in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you go to Schaffhausen in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Schaffhausen is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Schaffhausen, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Schaffhausen is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Schaffhausen, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Schaffhausen during July, you might see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Schaffhausen is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Schaffhausen during September, you will probably see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you visit Schaffhausen during October, you will probably find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

Traveling to Schaffhausen in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

In December, Schaffhausen is frigid. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Schaffhausen, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum zu Allerheiligen, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Schaffhausen, Switzerland

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

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