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Lugano vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 14,343 km or 8,913 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 323.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 237.7° or WSW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.5 °C (27.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.6 °C (29.9°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 454 mm (17.9 in) more which is equivalent to 454 l/m² (11.14 US gal/ft²) or 4,540,000 l/ha (485,356 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • There are 389 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 03' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29° lower in Lugano than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.4°C (29.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -21 (-38) -24 (-44) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -71 (-3) -120 (-5) -60 (-2) -16 (-1) +152 (+6) +144 (+6) +126 (+5) +136 (+5) +107 (+4) +126 (+5) +29 (+1) -99 (-4) +454 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +6 (+20) +13 (+42) +10 (+33) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +8 (+27) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +3 (+10)   +73 (+20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 52' -0h 14' -0h 29' -1h 12' -1h 03' +0h 38' +1h 50' +0h 27' -0h 24' -2h 09' -4h 38' -3h 36'   -1h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 35' -2h 13' -0h 24' +1h 31' +3h 10' +4h 01' +3h 38' +2h 13' +0h 20' -1h 34' -3h 13' -4h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.1 -53 -35.9 -12.9 +3.8 +10.3 +4.4 -12.4 -35.1 -52.8 -55 -55.4   -29
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -9 -13 -16 -16 -9 -9 -4 +1 +0 +0 -4   -7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25.4 (-46) -24.1 (-43) -21.9 (-39) -18.8 (-34) -15.2 (-27) -9.3 (-17) -6.7 (-12) -6.4 (-12) -9.5 (-17) -14.6 (-26) -20.4 (-37) -24.1 (-43) -16.4 (-30)

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