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Lugano vs Prince Rupert, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 8,225 km or 5,111 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Prince Rupert, British Columbia bearing 28.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 156.7° or SSE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Prince Rupert, British Columbia is in or near the cool temperate rain forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 947.5 mm (37.3 in) less which is equivalent to 947.5 l/m² (23.25 US gal/ft²) or 9,475,000 l/ha (1,012,940 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1145 more hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 3h 08' more per day or about 2 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.3° higher in Lugano than in Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -172 (-7) -143 (-6) -78 (-3) -24 (-1) +59 (+2) +56 (+2) +25 (+1) +10 (+0) -85 (-3) -233 (-9) -158 (-6) -205 (-8) -948 (-37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -39) -11 ( -35) -8 ( -27) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -27) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -43) -14 ( -45)   -108 ( -30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 34' +3h 00' +2h 56' +2h 36' +1h 27' +4h 12' +5h 11' +4h 00' +3h 28' +3h 09' +2h 30' +2h 30'   +3h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 10' +0h 40' +0h 07' -0h 27' -1h 01' -1h 21' -1h 11' -0h 41' -0h 06' +0h 28' +1h 01' +1h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.1 +8.1 +8.1 +8.1 +8.2 +8.2 +8.3 +8.4 +8.4 +8.4 +8.3 +8.2   +8.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -12 -12 -9 -4 -9 -11 -10 -7 -6 -11 -17   -10.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.7 (-1) -0.9 (-2) +0.9 (+2) +3.5 (+6) +5.3 (+10) +5.4 (+10) +5.5 (+10) +4.7 (+8) +4 (+7) +2.7 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) +2.5 (+5)

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