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Lugano vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 5,073 km or 3,152 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 305.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 267.8° or W .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The average temperature is 7 °C (12.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1413.4 mm (55.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1413.4 l/m² (34.69 US gal/ft²) or 14,134,000 l/ha (1,511,018 US gal/ac) more. About 8 2/5 as much.
  • There are 1364 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 3h 43' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° lower in Lugano than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +25 (+1) +32 (+1) +69 (+3) +138 (+5) +199 (+8) +175 (+7) +136 (+5) +172 (+7) +160 (+6) +144 (+6) +119 (+5) +45 (+2) +1413 (+56)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) -3 ( -11) +5 (+16) 0 ( 0) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +11 (+35) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +8 (+26)   +95 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 00' -1h 35' -2h 17' -2h 12' -5h 34' -4h 24' -3h 00' -4h 05' -4h 10' -5h 11' -5h 18' -3h 50'   -3h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 18' -0h 47' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 08' +1h 28' +1h 19' +0h 47' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 09' -1h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.5 -14.4 -14.4 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5 -14.6 -14.6 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5   -14.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +10 +15 +24 +40 +46 +42 +45 +50 +47 +33 +18   +31.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.2 (+0) -1.6 (-3) -2.8 (-5) -1.8 (-3) +2.7 (+5) +6 (+11) +5.3 (+10) +7.3 (+13) +10.4 (+19) +8.4 (+15) +4.1 (+7) +0.5 (+1) +3.2 (+6)

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