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Lugano vs Mahajanga/ Majunga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Mahajanga/ Majunga, Madagascar is approximately 7,817 km or 4,858 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Mahajanga/ Majunga bearing 333.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 321.6° or NW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.8 °C (26.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.1 °C (27.2°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 118 mm (4.6 in) more which is equivalent to 118 l/m² (2.9 US gal/ft²) or 1,180,000 l/ha (126,150 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1203 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 3h 17' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.6° lower in Lugano than in Mahajanga/ Majunga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -17 (-31) -22 (-39) -24 (-44) -16 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -24 (-42) -21 (-37) -16 (-30) -11 (-21) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -9 (-15) -15 (-27) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -13 (-24) -20 (-35) -23 (-41) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -323 (-13) -312 (-12) -86 (-3) +87 (+3) +192 (+8) +174 (+7) +136 (+5) +170 (+7) +158 (+6) +126 (+5) +8 (+0) -213 (-8) +118 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -39) -6 ( -19) +7 (+23) +13 (+42) +12 (+40) +10 (+32) +11 (+35) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +2 (+7) -6 ( -19)   +36 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 23' -1h 22' -1h 40' -3h 42' -4h 00' -2h 04' -1h 07' -2h 23' -4h 18' -6h 05' -6h 10' -4h 09'   -3h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 55' -2h 25' -0h 26' +1h 40' +3h 28' +4h 24' +3h 59' +2h 25' +0h 22' -1h 43' -3h 31' -4h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -60.9 -50.5 -29.7 -6.6 +10.1 +16.5 +10.5 -6.2 -29 -50.6 -60.6 -61.6   -26.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 -3 +1 +10 +22 +23 +23 +30 +33 +31 +16 +4   +16
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.9 (-41) -23 (-41) -19.2 (-35) -12.9 (-23) -4.9 (-9) +0.4 (+1) +3.5 (+6) +4.5 (+8) +1 (+2) -6.1 (-11) -16.1 (-29) -21.7 (-39) -9.8 (-18)

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