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Lugano vs Shanghai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Shanghai, China is approximately 9,077 km or 5,640 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Shanghai bearing 319.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 233° or SW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Shanghai is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.3 °C (7.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 493 mm (19.4 in) more which is equivalent to 493 l/m² (12.1 US gal/ft²) or 4,930,000 l/ha (527,050 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/9 as much.
  • There are 226 more hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 0h 37' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.8° lower in Lugano than in Shanghai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.2°C (11.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -1 (-3) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +40 (+2) +15 (+1) +29 (+1) +55 (+2) +87 (+3) +23 (+1) +10 (+0) +40 (+2) +4 (+0) +86 (+3) +75 (+3) +30 (+1) +493 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -11) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3)   -6 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 13' +1h 20' +1h 07' +1h 26' +0h 40' +3h 06' +1h 46' +0h 21' +1h 02' -0h 52' -1h 02' -1h 09'   +0h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 19' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 09' +1h 29' +1h 20' +0h 48' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 10' -1h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.7 -14.7 -14.6 -14.7 -14.7 -14.8 -14.8 -14.9 -14.9 -14.8 -14.8 -14.8   -14.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -10 -14 -14 -10 -15 -17 -14 -9 -3 -5 -7   -10.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.2 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -4.2 (-8) -5.9 (-11) -6.4 (-12) -7.9 (-14) -10.1 (-18) -10.1 (-18) -8.3 (-15) -6.8 (-12) -6.4 (-12) -3.6 (-6) -6.2 (-11)

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