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Lugano vs Juan Santamaria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Juan Santamaria, Costa Rica is approximately 9,451 km or 5,873 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Juan Santamaria bearing 44.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 99.2° or E .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Juan Santamaria has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Juan Santamaria is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.4 °C (18.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.8 °C (30.2°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 367 mm (14.4 in) less which is equivalent to 367 l/m² (9.01 US gal/ft²) or 3,670,000 l/ha (392,347 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.5° lower in Lugano than in Juan Santamaria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -19 (-33) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -9 (-17) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +73 (+3) +64 (+3) +96 (+4) +77 (+3) -67 (-3) -105 (-4) -44 (-2) -104 (-4) -195 (-8) -185 (-7) -10 (0) +32 (+1) -367 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 35' -1h 35' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 17' +2h 54' +2h 38' +1h 35' +0h 14' -1h 08' -2h 19' -2h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36 -35.9 -36 -32.1 -15.5 -9.1 -15.1 -31.9 -35.8 -35.6 -35.8 -36   -29.5

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