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Lugano vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 7,035 km or 4,372 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 50.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 125.1° or SE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 688.5 mm (27.1 in) more which is equivalent to 688.5 l/m² (16.9 US gal/ft²) or 6,885,000 l/ha (736,052 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • There are 225 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 0h 36' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° lower in Lugano than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5°C (9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +-2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +-2 (-3) +0 (0) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +33 (+1) +38 (+1) +43 (+2) +71 (+3) +122 (+5) +82 (+3) +57 (+2) +82 (+3) +52 (+2) +75 (+3) +42 (+2) -7 (0) +689 (+27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -5 ( -18) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16)   -14 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 11' +0h 59' -0h 15' -0h 18' -2h 44' -2h 28' -2h 00' -1h 25' -1h 06' -1h 09' +0h 56' +1h 03'   -0h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22' +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.2 -3.3 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.1 -3.1 -3 -3 -3.1 -3.1   -3.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -2 +2 +11 +17 +15 +17 +18 +19 +20 +4 -5   +9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.9 (+12) +7.3 (+13) +5.4 (+10) +5.5 (+10) +4.5 (+8) +2.7 (+5) +3.6 (+6) +4 (+7) +5.1 (+9) +6.4 (+12) +3.9 (+7) +4.9 (+9) +5 (+9)

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