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Lugano vs Charles City, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Charles City, Ia, Usa is approximately 7,487 km or 4,653 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Charles City, Ia bearing 47.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 129.2° or SE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Charles City, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Charles City, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.5 °C (6.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.8 °C (24.8°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 761.3 mm (30 in) more which is equivalent to 761.3 l/m² (18.68 US gal/ft²) or 7,613,000 l/ha (813,880 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° lower in Lugano than in Charles City, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +0 (0) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) +-3 (-5) +-1 (-3) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +6 (+12) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +1 (+3) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +4 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +12 (+22) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +58 (+2) +51 (+2) +55 (+2) +73 (+3) +98 (+4) +58 (+2) +33 (+1) +75 (+3) +63 (+2) +80 (+3) +82 (+3) +35 (+1) +761 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 17' +0h 22' +0h 19' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3 -2.9 -3 -2.9 -2.8 -2.9 -3   -3

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