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Lugano vs Herat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Herat, Afghanistan is approximately 4,622 km or 2,872 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Herat bearing 303° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 267° or W .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.3 °C (7.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1365.1 mm (53.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1365.1 l/m² (33.5 US gal/ft²) or 13,651,000 l/ha (1,459,383 US gal/ac) more. About 6 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.8° lower in Lugano than in Herat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -4 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +27 (+1) +29 (+1) +55 (+2) +128 (+5) +191 (+8) +175 (+7) +138 (+5) +173 (+7) +160 (+6) +144 (+6) +115 (+5) +29 (+1) +1365 (+54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 06' -0h 39' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 58' +1h 14' +1h 07' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.7 -11.7 -11.7 -11.8 -11.8 -11.8 -11.8 -11.9 -11.8 -11.7 -11.8 -11.8   -11.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +0 +3 +9 +25 +35 +37 +40 +40 +34 +18 +3   +20.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.5 (-1) -1.6 (-3) -2.4 (-4) -2.8 (-5) -0.3 (-1) +2.6 (+5) +4.3 (+8) +5.8 (+10) +6 (+11) +4.6 (+8) +2 (+4) -0.4 (-1) +1.4 (+3)

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