The climate in Lugano can be classified as a humid subtropical one. The summers are warm and humid while the winters too are mild. Though winters are a little chilly, but snowfall is quite less. The average temperature is usually around 12 – 13 degree Celsius.
Winter: The months of November to February are the coldest of the year. The temperatures average around 3-4 degree Celsius and snowfall is expected sometimes. Rainfall is very less during these months.
Spring: The months of March and April have a beautiful weather and the temperature is very comfortable making it the best time to visit Lugano. Rainfall starts to increase by the end of April.
Summer: Summer lasts from May till mid-September. Temperatures reach to 27 degree Celsius, but on an average are around 18- 20 degree Celsius. Heavy rainfall is expected during this period.
Autumn: The temperature starts dropping and so does the amount of precipitation received. Autumn generally is from mid-September to October end.
Lugano is a destination that can be visited anytime of the year with friends and family. Though March to October is the preferred by tourists, the winters in Lugano are also simple magnificent.