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Lugano vs San Salvador Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and San Salvador, El Salvador is approximately 9,531 km or 5,922 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from San Salvador bearing 43.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 105.3° or ESE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas San Salvador has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas San Salvador is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11.3 °C (20.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.6 °C (29.9°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 172 mm (6.8 in) less which is equivalent to 172 l/m² (4.22 US gal/ft²) or 1,720,000 l/ha (183,879 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 857 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 2h 21' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.3° lower in Lugano than in San Salvador.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -4 (-8) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +74 (+3) +71 (+3) +102 (+4) +97 (+4) +11 (+0) -147 (-6) -166 (-7) -124 (-5) -165 (-6) -74 (-3) +91 (+4) +58 (+2) -172 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +6 (+21) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) +2 (+6) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -26) -10 ( -33) -6 ( -19) +6 (+20) +7 (+23)   +1 (+0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 58' -4h 44' -3h 58' -1h 54' -0h 58' +2h 02' +0h 56' -0h 27' +0h 18' -2h 03' -5h 14' -6h 11'   -2h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 23' -1h 28' -0h 16' +1h 00' +2h 06' +2h 41' +2h 25' +1h 28' +0h 13' -1h 02' -2h 08' -2h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.3 -32.3 -32.3 -32.4 -19.2 -12.9 -18.8 -32.1 -32.1 -31.9 -32.1 -32.3   -28.3

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