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Lugano vs Messina, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Messina, Sicily, Italy is approximately 1,023 km or 636 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Messina, Sicily bearing 330.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 325.7° or NW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Messina, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Messina, Sicily is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.1 °C (12.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.1 °C (7.4°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 772.5 mm (30.4 in) more which is equivalent to 772.5 l/m² (18.96 US gal/ft²) or 7,725,000 l/ha (825,854 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 348 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 0h 56' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.8° lower in Lugano than in Messina, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -24 (-1) +26 (+1) +97 (+4) +169 (+7) +161 (+6) +119 (+5) +149 (+6) +105 (+4) +37 (+1) +20 (+1) -52 (-2) +773 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -16)   +33 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 07' +0h 38' +0h 01' -1h 06' -1h 48' -1h 30' -2h 03' -1h 58' -1h 38' -1h 13' -0h 52' +0h 01'   -0h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 52' +0h 47' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 41' -0h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.9 -7.8 -7.7 -7.8 -7.8   -7.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -2 -4 -4 +3 +5 +4 +4 +6 +6 +0 -4   +1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.5 (-17) -8.4 (-15) -6.9 (-12) -5 (-9) -3.7 (-7) -3.4 (-6) -4 (-7) -5.2 (-9) -5.7 (-10) -6.7 (-12) -9.2 (-17) -10.2 (-18) -6.5 (-12)

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