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Lugano vs Base Esperanza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Base Esperanza, Antarctica is approximately 13,465 km or 8,367 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Base Esperanza bearing 47.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 28.5° or NNE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 17.3 °C (31.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 877.6 mm (34.6 in) more which is equivalent to 877.6 l/m² (21.54 US gal/ft²) or 8,776,000 l/ha (938,213 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18° higher in Lugano than in Base Esperanza.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +10 (+18) +18 (+33) +24 (+44) +29 (+53) +32 (+57) +31 (+55) +24 (+43) +16 (+28) +9 (+15) +3 (+6) +17 (+30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) +18 (+33) +24 (+44) +29 (+52) +31 (+56) +30 (+55) +24 (+43) +16 (+29) +8 (+15) +3 (+6) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +23 (+1) +9 (+0) +35 (+1) +98 (+4) +147 (+6) +128 (+5) +84 (+3) +101 (+4) +98 (+4) +90 (+4) +61 (+2) +6 (+0) +878 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 46' -5h 44' -1h 01' +3h 54' +8h 28' +11h 15' +9h 56' +5h 45' +0h 53' -4h 03' -8h 35' -11h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.3 -3.6 +18.1 +41.2 +57.7 +64 +58.1 +41.3 +18.5 -4.2 -22.5 -29.4   +18

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