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Lugano vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 16,344 km or 10,156 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 208.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 351.6° or N .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The mean temperature is 28.8 °C (51.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1391 mm (54.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1391 l/m² (34.14 US gal/ft²) or 13,910,000 l/ha (1,487,071 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.4° higher in Lugano than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +13 (+23) +24 (+44) +32 (+57) +38 (+68) +41 (+74) +47 (+84) +48 (+86) +43 (+77) +31 (+56) +17 (+30) +7 (+13) +29 (+52)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +63 (+2) +45 (+2) +95 (+4) +139 (+5) +180 (+7) +147 (+6) +121 (+5) +160 (+6) +150 (+6) +126 (+5) +114 (+4) +51 (+2) +1391 (+55)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -15h 06' -12h 30' -2h 00' +8h 41' +14h 44' +15h 29' +15h 09' +12h 22' +1h 43' -8h 58' -14h 46' -15h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8 +10.6 +32.2 +55.1 +72.1 +78.7 +72.7 +55.6 +33.2 +10.4 -8 -15   +32.4

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