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Lugano vs Portland, Maine Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Portland, Maine, Usa is approximately 5,987 km or 3,720 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Portland, Maine bearing 57.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 118.3° or ESE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Portland, Maine has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Portland, Maine is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.1 °C (7.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 477.7 mm (18.8 in) more which is equivalent to 477.7 l/m² (11.72 US gal/ft²) or 4,777,000 l/ha (510,693 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • There are 492 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 20' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° lower in Lugano than in Portland, Maine.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +3 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +6 (+12) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +7 (+12) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +9 (+16) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -11 (0) +17 (+1) +53 (+2) +109 (+4) +88 (+3) +60 (+2) +100 (+4) +82 (+3) +47 (+2) -5 (0) -51 (-2) +478 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -14) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6)   -9 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 56' -0h 44' -0h 58' -0h 50' -2h 19' -1h 44' -1h 30' -1h 32' -1h 32' -1h 46' -0h 52' -1h 19'   -1h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 15' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 17' +0h 15' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.4 -2.5 -2.4 -2.5 -2.4 -2.4 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.2 -2.3 -2.4   -2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +8 +5 +7 +12 +8 +7 +10 +13 +16 +9 +8   +9.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.3 (+17) +9.2 (+17) +6.5 (+12) +5.9 (+11) +5.5 (+10) +3.3 (+6) +2.4 (+4) +3 (+5) +4.6 (+8) +6 (+11) +4.5 (+8) +7.5 (+14) +5.6 (+10)

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