Stans, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Stans, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Stans, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Stans, Switzerland

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

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

January

In January, Stans is frosty. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Stans, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Very heavy socks
  • Scarf
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Pajamas, such as sweats

February

If you go to Stans in February, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Very heavy socks
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof coat
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Gloves
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Insulated boots
  • Umbrella

March

In March, Stans is very cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Stans, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens

April

April in Stans is frigid. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 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:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

May

In May, Stans is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Stans, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat

June

Traveling to Stans in June, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear

July

In July, Stans 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 Stans, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

August

If you visit Stans during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans

September

If you go to Stans in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

October

October in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces

November

November in Stans is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 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 plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella

December

In December, Stans is very cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Stans, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Stans, Switzerland

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and J
  • A SIM card that works in Stans
  • Appropriate museum wear

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