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Lugano vs Nuuk/ Godthåb Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland is approximately 4,147 km or 2,577 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 89.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 141.1° or SE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.9 °C (23.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.1 °C (7.4°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 848 mm (33.4 in) more which is equivalent to 848 l/m² (20.81 US gal/ft²) or 8,480,000 l/ha (906,568 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° higher in Lugano than in Nuuk/ Godthåb.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.2°C (18.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +14 (+26) +14 (+26) +14 (+25) +11 (+21) +10 (+18) +14 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +15 (+26) +15 (+26) +14 (+25) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +40 (+2) +27 (+1) +60 (+2) +111 (+4) +146 (+6) +113 (+4) +56 (+2) +84 (+3) +72 (+3) +76 (+3) +52 (+2) +11 (+0) +848 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6)   +30 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 53' +2h 03' +0h 21' -1h 22' -3h 14' -4h 43' -3h 58' -2h 04' -0h 18' +1h 25' +3h 17' +4h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18 +18 +18.1 +18.1 +18.1 +18.1 +18.2 +18.2 +18.2 +18.2 +18.1 +17.9   +18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -10 -16 -16 -14 -15 -20 -17 -9 -2 -3 -7   -11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.2 (+15) +9.2 (+17) +11.3 (+20) +11.1 (+20) +10.9 (+20) +11.2 (+20) +10.2 (+18) +10.5 (+19) +11.3 (+20) +11.4 (+21) +9.1 (+16) +8 (+14) +10.2 (+18)

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