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Lugano vs Geneva Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Geneva, Switzerland is approximately 220 km or 137 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Geneva bearing 96° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 98.1° or E .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Geneva is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.9 °C (3.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 700 mm (27.6 in) more which is equivalent to 700 l/m² (17.18 US gal/ft²) or 7,000,000 l/ha (748,346 US gal/ac) more. About 1 7/9 as much.
  • There are 63 more hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 0h 10' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° higher in Lugano than in Geneva.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +0 (+0) +36 (+1) +96 (+4) +129 (+5) +91 (+4) +73 (+3) +95 (+4) +80 (+3) +73 (+3) +38 (+1) -17 (-1) +700 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3)   +3 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 00' +1h 35' +0h 03' -0h 40' -1h 42' -1h 08' -0h 56' -0h 44' -0h 20' +0h 30' +1h 38' +1h 52'   +0h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.2 +0.2 +0.2 +0.2 +0.2 +0.2 +0.2 +0.2 +0.2 +0.3 +0.2 +0.2   +0.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -8 -7 -4 +0 +2 +3 +3 +1 -3 -6 -11   -3.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.2 (0) +0.1 (+0) +0.5 (+1) +1.3 (+2) +1.8 (+3) +2.2 (+4) +2.6 (+5) +2.7 (+5) +2.1 (+4) +1.4 (+3) +0.6 (+1) -0.2 (0) +1.2 (+2)

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