Weather in Lausanne. Actual conditions and forecast
Week forecast for temperature, rain and cloudiness
Map of wind conditions for Lausanne area
Map of Lausanne temperature forecast
1. You can zoom in to Lausanne using the '+' button, or check temperatures around the globe by the '-' button.
2. Besides this, you can grab the map by your mouse button and move it to see the temperature in other regions.
This temperature map is centered around Lausanne. The map is real-time and interactive.
Rain forecast for Lausanne area
1. Using the control panel above this map, you can check the rain forecast for Lausanne for any period within next 10 days.
2. Via the top control panel, you can check the following weather parameters: Temperature, Cloud cover, Precipitation, Wind and Pressure.
This precipitation forecast map is centered around Lausanne. The map is also real-time and interactive.
Lausanne - guide chapters
Climate in Switzerland and weather forecast - best seasons for visit
Summer in Switzerland is a contrast; in the daytime it is hot and it's cold at nighttime. There is a high humidity, often rains in Swiss valleys. The air temperature ranges from 20 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius, but at night the thermometer can drop down to 9C even in the warmest cities. During the day, the weather is even hotter in the south of the country. On average, the maximum temperature is 32C. Such heat is felt quite comfortably. Lake Geneva warms up to 20 degrees in the heat of summer, while in other lakes the water is much warmer. Lugano lake is considered to be the warmest; its water temperature is +26 degrees. In the lowlands of the mountains, alpine nature is very picturesque in summer; in the daytime the temperature is about 15 degrees Celsius. The maximum summer temperature in the highlands is +10C. With the beginning of autumn, hot weather in the southern regions recedes; it is replaced by a comfortable warm one. Precipitation is significantly less than in the summer. However, the weather becomes gloomy since the middle of October. The season of snowfalls begins in the Alps. The mountains are covered with a thick snow layer. At the end of November, short-term frosts are possible even in the south, and the weather becomes windy and damp.
Atmosphere of Switzerland: politics
Politically, Switzerland is considered the Federal Republic. The Constitution in the country was adopted in 1848, and, 26 years later, some improvements were made.The central power in the country is rather poorly developed. The main reins of government are in the hands of the regional governments in cantons. The democracy of Switzerland can not be considered either presidential or parliamentary. The general political system consists of a bicameral parliament and the Federal Council. The Council includes 7 members or federal advisers, who are appointed for a period of 4 years. The parliament elects them.