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Lugano vs Amsterdam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Amsterdam, Netherlands is approximately 731 km or 455 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam bearing 156.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 159.3° or SSE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Amsterdam is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.9 °C (3.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 838 mm (33 in) more which is equivalent to 838 l/m² (20.57 US gal/ft²) or 8,380,000 l/ha (895,878 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 532 more hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 27' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.1° higher in Lugano than in Amsterdam.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lugano relative to Amsterdam. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Amsterdam vs Lugano.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +21 (+1) +66 (+3) +108 (+4) +149 (+6) +117 (+5) +61 (+2) +86 (+3) +88 (+3) +74 (+3) +56 (+2) +1 (+0) +838 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -15 ( -48) -12 ( -42) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -30) -10 ( -32) -11 ( -37) -12 ( -39)   -93 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 56' +2h 37' +1h 25' +0h 46' -0h 40' +0h 26' +2h 15' +1h 52' +1h 28' +1h 29' +2h 00' +1h 58'   +1h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 48' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 42' -0h 55' -0h 49' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6 +6 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1   +6.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -14 -11 -5 +3 +2 -5 -4 -3 -5 -14 -18   -7.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.5 (-3) -0.8 (-1) -0.7 (-1) +1.4 (+3) +2.3 (+4) +2.7 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +1.8 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +0.4 (+1) -1.7 (-3) -2.4 (-4) +0.5 (+1)

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