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Lugano vs Nuwara Eliya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,049 km or 5,002 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Nuwara Eliya bearing 316.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 278.4° or W .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Nuwara Eliya is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.4 °C (7.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.2 °C (29.2°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 300 mm (11.8 in) less which is equivalent to 300 l/m² (7.36 US gal/ft²) or 3,000,000 l/ha (320,720 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.2° lower in Lugano than in Nuwara Eliya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -11 (-21) -8 (-15) -3 (-5) +4 (+6) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +1 (+3) -4 (-8) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -28 (-1) -1 (0) +39 (+2) +6 (+0) +23 (+1) -1 (0) -36 (-1) +14 (+1) -16 (-1) -82 (-3) -89 (-4) -129 (-5) -300 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) -2 ( -6) -11 ( -37) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -8 ( -26)   -89 ( -24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 45' -1h 41' -0h 18' +1h 09' +2h 25' +3h 05' +2h 47' +1h 41' +0h 15' -1h 12' -2h 27' -3h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -38.9 -38.7 -38.7 -29.2 -12.6 -6.1 -12 -28.8 -38.9 -38.7 -38.9 -39   -30.2

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