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Lugano vs Apia, Upolu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Apia, Upolu, Samoa is approximately 16,434 km or 10,212 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Apia, Upolu bearing 359.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 181.3° or S .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Apia, Upolu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.9 °C (26.9°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 1249 mm (49.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1249 l/m² (30.65 US gal/ft²) or 12,490,000 l/ha (1,335,264 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • There are 475 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 17' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.5° lower in Lugano than in Apia, Upolu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.6°C (28.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -15 (-28) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -14 (-24) -20 (-35) -23 (-42) -14 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -15 (-26) -20 (-35) -23 (-41) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -15 (-28) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -376 (-15) -312 (-12) -248 (-10) -97 (-4) +41 (+2) +45 (+2) +57 (+2) +84 (+3) +28 (+1) -24 (-1) -141 (-6) -306 (-12) -1249 (-49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -15 ( -48) -12 ( -42) -10 ( -32) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -10 ( -32)   -47 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 17' -0h 46' -0h 54' -1h 00' -1h 09' +0h 18' +0h 46' -0h 07' -1h 46' -2h 30' -3h 16' -2h 50'   -1h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 49' -2h 21' -0h 25' +1h 37' +3h 23' +4h 17' +3h 52' +2h 21' +0h 22' -1h 41' -3h 25' -4h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -59.4 -51.8 -31.3 -8.2 +8.3 +14.6 +8.6 -8.3 -31.1 -52.1 -58.9 -59.8   -27.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -9 -13 -11 -6 -4 -8 -3 -1 +0 -2 -7   -6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25 (-45) -23.7 (-43) -21.5 (-39) -17.7 (-32) -12.1 (-22) -8.2 (-15) -6.5 (-12) -6.7 (-12) -9 (-16) -14.1 (-25) -19.4 (-35) -23.3 (-42) -15.6 (-28)

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