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Lugano vs Richmond, Virginia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Richmond, Virginia, Usa is approximately 6,865 km or 4,266 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Richmond, Virginia bearing 51.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 116° or ESE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Richmond, Virginia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Richmond, Virginia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3 °C (5.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 484 mm (19.1 in) more which is equivalent to 484 l/m² (11.88 US gal/ft²) or 4,840,000 l/ha (517,428 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • There are 596 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 37' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.5° lower in Lugano than in Richmond, Virginia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.8°C (1.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) +0 (+0) +24 (+1) +78 (+3) +107 (+4) +81 (+3) -4 (0) +33 (+1) +66 (+3) +70 (+3) +50 (+2) -11 (0) +484 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -11) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0)   +7 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 03' -0h 44' -1h 23' -2h 08' -2h 52' -2h 22' -1h 21' -0h 56' -1h 20' -1h 42' -1h 56' -1h 42'   -1h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 50' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 43' +0h 56' +0h 50' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 44' -0h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.5 -8.4 -8.5 -8.4 -8.3 -8.4 -8.5   -8.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +15 +14 +17 +19 +16 +11 +12 +18 +22 +20 +13   +15.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.1 (+2) +2.7 (+5) +1.8 (+3) +1.1 (+2) +0.2 (+0) -0.8 (-1) -1.4 (-3) -1.1 (-2) -0.2 (0) +2.5 (+5) +1.9 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +0.8 (+1)

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