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Lugano vs Helsinki Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Helsinki, Finland is approximately 1,880 km or 1,168 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Helsinki bearing 220.1° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 207.5° or SSW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Helsinki has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Helsinki is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.7 °C (12°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 916 mm (36.1 in) more which is equivalent to 916 l/m² (22.48 US gal/ft²) or 9,160,000 l/ha (979,265 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • There are 298 more hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 0h 49' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.1° higher in Lugano than in Helsinki.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +5 (+10) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +23 (+1) +32 (+1) +74 (+3) +113 (+4) +160 (+6) +124 (+5) +70 (+3) +101 (+4) +89 (+4) +73 (+3) +58 (+2) -1 (0) +916 (+36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -39) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -11 ( -35)   -67 ( -18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 38' +2h 49' +1h 09' +0h 04' -2h 34' -1h 58' -0h 52' -0h 15' +1h 14' +2h 17' +2h 40' +2h 42'   +0h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 28' +1h 23' +0h 14' -0h 55' -2h 06' -2h 54' -2h 31' -1h 23' -0h 12' +0h 57' +2h 08' +2h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.1 +14.1 +14.2 +14.1 +14.1 +14.1 +14.1 +14.1 +14.1 +14.1 +14.1 +14.1   +14.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -19 -13 -10 +6 +5 -3 -7 -11 -13 -16 -21   -10
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.3 (+10) +6.7 (+12) +7.3 (+13) +6 (+11) +6.7 (+12) +5.3 (+10) +2.7 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +3.1 (+6) +4 (+7) +2.8 (+5) +2.9 (+5) +4.6 (+8)

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