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Lugano vs Minneapolis, Minnesota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa is approximately 7,359 km or 4,573 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Minneapolis, Minnesota bearing 47.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 130.8° or SE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Minneapolis, Minnesota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Minneapolis, Minnesota is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.4 °C (7.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.7 °C (28.3°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 884.6 mm (34.8 in) more which is equivalent to 884.6 l/m² (21.71 US gal/ft²) or 8,846,000 l/ha (945,696 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/9 as much.
  • There are 409 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 07' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° lower in Lugano than in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +-1 (-2) +1 (+1) +5 (+10) +11 (+19) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +11 (+21) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +13 (+24) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +55 (+2) +52 (+2) +61 (+2) +96 (+4) +115 (+5) +72 (+3) +48 (+2) +81 (+3) +91 (+4) +90 (+4) +87 (+3) +38 (+1) +885 (+35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +1 (+3)   +14 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 36' -0h 55' -0h 48' -1h 02' -2h 07' -1h 26' -1h 21' -0h 58' -1h 20' -1h 48' -0h 30' -0h 30'   -1h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 08' +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.2 -1.3 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.1 -1.1 -1 -1 -1.1 -1.1   -1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +1 +3 +13 +20 +15 +15 +16 +20 +22 +6 -3   +10.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.8 (+23) +10.8 (+19) +7.2 (+13) +5.8 (+10) +4.9 (+9) +2.1 (+4) +2 (+4) +2.9 (+5) +5.7 (+10) +7.3 (+13) +6.5 (+12) +10.2 (+18) +6.5 (+12)

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