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Lugano vs Port Elizabeth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Port Elizabeth, South Africa is approximately 9,050 km or 5,624 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Port Elizabeth bearing 348.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 346.1° or NNW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Port Elizabeth is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.8 °C (10.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.6 °C (19.1°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1078 mm (42.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1078 l/m² (26.46 US gal/ft²) or 10,780,000 l/ha (1,152,454 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 718 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 58' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.3° lower in Lugano than in Port Elizabeth.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.4°C (13.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -8 (-15) -4 (-6) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -6 (-10) -12 (-21) -17 (-31) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) +4 (+8) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -5 (-8) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -6 (-10) +1 (+1) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) -3 (-6) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +43 (+2) +34 (+1) +56 (+2) +99 (+4) +142 (+6) +113 (+4) +91 (+4) +109 (+4) +97 (+4) +141 (+6) +122 (+5) +31 (+1) +1078 (+42)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +2 (+6)   +42 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 46' -3h 04' -2h 00' -1h 24' -0h 46' +0h 56' +1h 32' +0h 13' -1h 06' -2h 58' -4h 38' -5h 36'   -1h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 05' -3h 09' -0h 34' +2h 10' +4h 30' +5h 42' +5h 10' +3h 09' +0h 29' -2h 14' -4h 34' -5h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -51.6 -32.9 -11.4 +11.8 +28.4 +34.8 +28.8 +12 -10.7 -33.3 -51.6 -58.8   -11.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -12 -17 -15 -8 -8 -8 -8 -6 -5 -6 -8   -9.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.7 (-34) -19.4 (-35) -16.4 (-30) -9.8 (-18) -2.9 (-5) +2.6 (+5) +5.5 (+10) +4.4 (+8) +0.6 (+1) -5.4 (-10) -12 (-22) -16.8 (-30) -7.4 (-13)

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