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Lugano vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 4,756 km or 2,956 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 88° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 160.4° or SSE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.7 °C (40.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.6 °C (19.1°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1480 mm (58.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1480 l/m² (36.32 US gal/ft²) or 14,800,000 l/ha (1,582,218 US gal/ac) more. About 13 as much.
  • There are 430 more hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 11' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.4° higher in Lugano than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22°C (39.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +31 (+56) +28 (+50) +21 (+38) +18 (+33) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +22 (+40) +23 (+42) +25 (+44) +23 (+41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +28 (+51) +31 (+56) +28 (+50) +20 (+37) +17 (+30) +17 (+30) +16 (+30) +19 (+33) +22 (+39) +23 (+42) +25 (+45) +23 (+41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +29 (+53) +31 (+56) +28 (+51) +19 (+35) +14 (+26) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +17 (+30) +21 (+39) +24 (+43) +26 (+47) +22 (+40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +73 (+3) +68 (+3) +106 (+4) +151 (+6) +194 (+8) +168 (+7) +122 (+5) +149 (+6) +142 (+6) +134 (+5) +116 (+5) +57 (+2) +1480 (+58)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +3 (+10)   +61 (+17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 44' +4h 53' +1h 23' -3h 36' -3h 56' -1h 40' -0h 01' +0h 38' +2h 04' +3h 52' +3h 40' +3h 17'   +1h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 53' +7h 54' +1h 07' -5h 07' -9h 15' -8h 30' -8h 50' -7h 48' -0h 57' +5h 22' +9h 13' +8h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +30.4 +30.1 +30.4 +30.4 +30.4 +30.5 +30.5 +30.5 +30.5 +30.3 +30.5 +30.5   +30.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +6 +2 +3 +7 +0 -4 -2 +5 +7 +7 +3   +3.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +25.7 (+46) +27.8 (+50) +29.6 (+53) +26.7 (+48) +20.2 (+36) +15.8 (+28) +14.9 (+27) +15.3 (+28) +18.3 (+33) +21.7 (+39) +23.3 (+42) +24.4 (+44) +22 (+40)

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