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Lugano vs Edinburgh, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk is approximately 1,404 km or 872 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 137.1° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 146.8° or SSE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Edinburgh, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.1 °C (5.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.3 °C (13.1°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 936 mm (36.9 in) more which is equivalent to 936 l/m² (22.97 US gal/ft²) or 9,360,000 l/ha (1,000,646 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/5 as much.
  • There are 716 more hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 57' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10° higher in Lugano than in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) 0 (0) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) 0 (-1) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) +32 (+1) +59 (+2) +116 (+5) +150 (+6) +124 (+5) +81 (+3) +108 (+4) +93 (+4) +81 (+3) +63 (+2) +7 (+0) +936 (+37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -28) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29)   -67 ( -18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 00' +2h 22' +1h 56' +1h 20' +0h 17' +1h 34' +3h 25' +3h 13' +2h 06' +1h 38' +1h 46' +1h 52'   +1h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 29' +0h 51' +0h 09' -0h 34' -1h 17' -1h 43' -1h 31' -0h 51' -0h 07' +0h 36' +1h 18' +1h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.9 +9.9 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +9.9 +10   +10
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -14 -16 -10 -6 -6 -11 -10 -6 -6 -10 -14   -10.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.8 (-5) -2 (-4) -1.2 (-2) +1.7 (+3) +3.4 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +4 (+7) +3.7 (+7) +3.2 (+6) +1.2 (+2) -0.4 (-1) -2.6 (-5) +1 (+2)

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