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Lugano vs Los Angeles, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Los Angeles, California, Usa is approximately 9,677 km or 6,013 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Los Angeles, California bearing 33.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 138.7° or SE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Los Angeles, California has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Los Angeles, California is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.7 °C (10.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11 °C (19.8°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1298.7 mm (51.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1298.7 l/m² (31.87 US gal/ft²) or 12,987,000 l/ha (1,388,396 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1248 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 3h 24' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.1° lower in Lugano than in Los Angeles, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) 0 (+1) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -4 (-8) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +18 (+1) +10 (+0) +60 (+2) +139 (+5) +197 (+8) +174 (+7) +138 (+5) +169 (+7) +152 (+6) +137 (+5) +81 (+3) +23 (+1) +1299 (+51)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +14 (+45) +12 (+40) +11 (+35) +12 (+39) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +3 (+10)   +88 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 13' -3h 02' -3h 27' -2h 36' -3h 21' -2h 30' -3h 01' -3h 11' -3h 48' -3h 52' -4h 32' -4h 21'   -3h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 07' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 59' +1h 16' +1h 08' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 59' -1h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.1 -12.2 -12.2 -12.2 -12.1 -12.1 -12 -12 -11.9 -11.9 -12 -12.1   -12.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +18 +15 +11 +14 +9 +10 +13 +19 +25 +31 +23   +17.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.3 (-10) -5.5 (-10) -3.2 (-6) -1.6 (-3) +1 (+2) +1.8 (+3) +2.9 (+5) +2.1 (+4) +0.5 (+1) -1.1 (-2) -1.2 (-2) -3.9 (-7) -1.1 (-2)

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