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Lugano vs Cardiff, Wales Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Cardiff, Wales, Uk is approximately 1,085 km or 674 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Cardiff, Wales bearing 118.7° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 128° or SE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Cardiff, Wales is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 643 mm (25.3 in) more which is equivalent to 643 l/m (15.78 US gal/ft) or 6,430,000 l/ha (687,410 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 547 more hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 30' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° higher in Lugano than in Cardiff, Wales.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (+0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) 0 (+1) -1 (-2) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) +7 (+0) +34 (+1) +100 (+4) +137 (+5) +109 (+4) +64 (+3) +93 (+4) +68 (+3) +50 (+2) +26 (+1) -33 (-1) +643 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -7 ( -25) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29)   -56 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 00' +2h 22' +1h 32' +0h 34' -0h 13' +0h 56' +2h 29' +1h 48' +1h 38' +1h 23' +1h 44' +1h 46'   +1h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 42' +0h 24' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 36' -0h 48' -0h 43' -0h 24' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 37' +0h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +5.3 +5.3 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4   +5.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -18 -17 -9 -4 -4 -9 -8 -7 -9 -15 -19   -11.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -4.7 (-8) -3.5 (-6) -2.2 (-4) +1 (+2) +2.7 (+5) +3.3 (+6) +2.9 (+5) +2.5 (+5) +1.4 (+3) -0.9 (-2) -3.1 (-6) -4.9 (-9) -0.5 (-1)

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