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Lugano vs Istanbul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Istanbul, Turkey is approximately 1,712 km or 1,064 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Istanbul bearing 295.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 281.9° or WNW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Istanbul is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1165 mm (45.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1165 l/m² (28.59 US gal/ft²) or 11,650,000 l/ha (1,245,462 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/3 as much.
  • There are 321 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 0h 51' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5° lower in Lugano than in Istanbul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.6°C (6.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lugano relative to Istanbul. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Istanbul 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 (-4) 0 (+0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +47 (+2) +76 (+3) +111 (+4) +123 (+5) +111 (+4) +110 (+4) +149 (+6) +135 (+5) +116 (+5) +97 (+4) +38 (+1) +1165 (+46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -14) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +8 (+26) +8 (+26) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16)   +27 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 07' +1h 29' +1h 00' -0h 06' -2h 29' -2h 46' -2h 58' -3h 03' -1h 54' -1h 09' -0h 02' +0h 29'   -0h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 31' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 27' +0h 35' +0h 32' +0h 18' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5.1 -5 -5.1 -5.1 -5 -5 -5   -5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -9 -11 -9 -4 -2 -3 +0 +0 -2 -7 -10   -5.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.3 (-8) -3.3 (-6) -2.2 (-4) -2.3 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -2.5 (-5) -2.5 (-5) -3.1 (-6) -3 (-5) -4.9 (-9) -6.4 (-12) -6 (-11) -3.6 (-6)

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