Lausanne, Switzerland Weather and Climate

Lausanne Weather and Historic Climate

Lausanne is on the north shore of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) and is the capital of the canton of Vaud. It is the fourth largest city in Switzerland.

Lausanne is the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Museum.

Rainfall is distributed throughtout the year, as you can see from the rainfall chart below. Precipitation peaks in June. There are an averate 123 days of rain or show every year.

Best Times to Go to Lausanne, Switzerland

Summers are fine in Lausanne; the southerly exposure to the lake creates a pleasant climate; June thorugh September is a good range of times to go to Lausanne. Humidity is lowest then, and temperatures are pleasant. Winters are cold in Lausanne.

Summer weather in Lausanne is mild and known to be rather changeable, so be prepared. Lausanne gets rain for over half its days in summer.

Lausanne Historic Temperature and Precipitation Charts

The charts below show the historic high and low temperatures and month by month average precipitation in inches for Lausanne, Switzerland.

Current Conditions

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Month by Month Temperature Chart

lausanne historic temperature chart

Month by Month Precipitation Chart

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Map Showing Lausanne

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