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Lugano vs Quito Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Quito, Ecuador is approximately 9,824 km or 6,104 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Quito bearing 44° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 88° or E .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Quito is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.9 °C (5.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.6 °C (31.7°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 590.2 mm (23.2 in) more which is equivalent to 590.2 l/m² (14.48 US gal/ft²) or 5,902,000 l/ha (630,963 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • There are 42 more hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 0h 07' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.6° lower in Lugano than in Quito.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) +-4 (-6) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +-2 (-4) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) +0 (+0) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +6 (+10) +1 (+1) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) -40 (-2) -17 (-1) +8 (+0) +103 (+4) +138 (+5) +112 (+4) +141 (+6) +81 (+3) +31 (+1) +47 (+2) -18 (-1) +590 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -35) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -4 ( -13) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) -2 ( -7) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23)   -57 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 38' +0h 06' +1h 15' +1h 40' +0h 50' +1h 32' +1h 34' +0h 52' +0h 06' -0h 38' -1h 54' -2h 21'   +0h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 07' -1h 55' -0h 21' +1h 19' +2h 45' +3h 29' +3h 09' +1h 55' +0h 18' -1h 22' -2h 47' -3h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -46.1 -45.8 -43.8 -21.9 -5.4 +1 -5 -21.8 -43.5 -45.5 -45.9 -46.1   -30.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -12 -17 -17 -10 -6 +0 +5 +4 -3 -6 -9   -6.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.8 (-23) -12.1 (-22) -10.4 (-19) -6.6 (-12) -1.8 (-3) +2.5 (+5) +6.2 (+11) +6.1 (+11) +2.8 (+5) -2.9 (-5) -8.4 (-15) -12 (-22) -4.1 (-7)

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