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Lugano vs Otaru Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Otaru, Japan is approximately 9,029 km or 5,611 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Otaru bearing 328.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 213.2° or SSW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Otaru has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Otaru is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.2 °C (5.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.6 °C (11.9°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 378.3 mm (14.9 in) more which is equivalent to 378.3 l/m² (9.28 US gal/ft²) or 3,783,000 l/ha (404,428 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Lugano than in Otaru.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -53 (-2) -27 (-1) +29 (+1) +96 (+4) +143 (+6) +117 (+5) +63 (+2) +48 (+2) +27 (+1) +5 (+0) -6 (0) -63 (-2) +378 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 16' +0h 20' +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 16' -0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.8 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.8 -2.9 -2.9 -3 -3 -2.9 -2.9 -2.8   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -2 -3 -1 +0 -9 -14 -9 +2 +9 +5 -1   -2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.5 (+10) +6.1 (+11) +5.3 (+10) +4.4 (+8) +3.1 (+6) +0.9 (+2) -1.6 (-3) -3.1 (-6) +0 (+0) +2.6 (+5) +3.2 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +2.5 (+5)

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