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Lugano vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Damascus, Syria is approximately 2,721 km or 1,691 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 309.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 291.2° or WNW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.9 °C (10.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1400.8 mm (55.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1400.8 l/m² (34.38 US gal/ft²) or 14,008,000 l/ha (1,497,548 US gal/ac) more. About 7 8/9 as much.
  • There are 1534 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 4h 11' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.6° lower in Lugano than in Damascus.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +40 (+2) +83 (+3) +143 (+6) +195 (+8) +175 (+7) +138 (+5) +173 (+7) +160 (+6) +135 (+5) +99 (+4) +25 (+1) +1401 (+55)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +11 (+35) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +4 (+13) +1 (+3)   +79 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 00' -2h 01' -3h 11' -3h 54' -5h 54' -5h 24' -5h 07' -5h 15' -5h 20' -4h 48' -4h 34' -2h 46'   -4h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 09' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 28' +1h 01' +1h 18' +1h 10' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 02' -1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.6 -12.6 -12.5 -12.6 -12.6 -12.6 -12.6 -12.7 -12.6 -12.5 -12.6 -12.6   -12.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +5 +9 +19 +31 +33 +31 +32 +32 +32 +13 -2   +19.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.3 (-8) -3.5 (-6) -2.4 (-4) +0 (+0) +2.7 (+5) +3.6 (+6) +4.1 (+7) +3.6 (+6) +1.7 (+3) +0.8 (+1) -3.8 (-7) -5 (-9) -0.2 (0)

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