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Lugano vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 13,451 km or 8,359 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 48.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 30.3° or NNE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 13.8 °C (24.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 806.8 mm (31.8 in) more which is equivalent to 806.8 l/m² (19.8 US gal/ft²) or 8,068,000 l/ha (862,523 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.8° higher in Lugano than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.5°C (18.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lugano relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Lugano.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +13 (+23) +19 (+34) +24 (+43) +27 (+48) +27 (+48) +21 (+38) +14 (+26) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +40 (+2) +7 (+0) +21 (+1) +73 (+3) +131 (+5) +115 (+5) +82 (+3) +113 (+4) +85 (+3) +69 (+3) +58 (+2) +13 (+1) +807 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 19' -5h 31' -0h 59' +3h 46' +8h 06' +10h 39' +9h 28' +5h 32' +0h 51' -3h 54' -8h 13' -10h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.5 -4.8 +16.8 +40 +56.5 +62.8 +56.9 +40.1 +17.3 -5.4 -23.7 -30.7   +16.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -16 -22 -20 -15 -16 -19 -15 -12 -8 -12 -15   -15.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.1 (-2) -0.7 (-1) +2.1 (+4) +8.6 (+15) +15.2 (+27) +20.2 (+36) +22 (+40) +23.2 (+42) +18.4 (+33) +12.4 (+22) +5.2 (+9) +0.2 (+0) +10.5 (+19)

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