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Lugano vs Ajaccio, Corsica Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Ajaccio, Corsica, France is approximately 455 km or 283 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Ajaccio, Corsica bearing 1.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 1.7° or N .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ajaccio, Corsica has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Ajaccio, Corsica is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 958.3 mm (37.7 in) more which is equivalent to 958.3 l/m² (23.52 US gal/ft²) or 9,583,000 l/ha (1,024,486 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 670 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 49' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° lower in Lugano than in Ajaccio, Corsica.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5°C (9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) +4 (+0) +52 (+2) +105 (+4) +161 (+6) +156 (+6) +127 (+5) +153 (+6) +116 (+5) +59 (+2) +30 (+1) -11 (0) +958 (+38)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -11) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +10 (+32) +10 (+32) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13)   +29 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 30' +0h 19' -0h 50' -1h 32' -3h 27' -3h 14' -3h 38' -3h 01' -2h 32' -1h 56' -1h 04' -0h 23'   -1h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 26' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 22' +0h 29' +0h 26' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4 -4.1 -4.1   -4.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -12 -15 -14 -10 -8 -7 -5 -3 -2 -9 -18   -9.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.1 (-13) -7.2 (-13) -6.3 (-11) -4.3 (-8) -2.8 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -2 (-4) -2.8 (-5) -3.6 (-6) -4.9 (-9) -7.2 (-13) -8.8 (-16) -5 (-9)

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