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Lugano vs Thessaloniki Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Thessaloniki, Greece is approximately 1,285 km or 799 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Thessaloniki bearing 303° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 293.3° or WNW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Thessaloniki has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Thessaloniki is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.1 °C (7.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) less in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1145.6 mm (45.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1145.6 l/m² (28.12 US gal/ft²) or 11,456,000 l/ha (1,224,722 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/2 as much.
  • There are 524 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 1h 25' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° lower in Lugano than in Thessaloniki.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +34 (+1) +64 (+3) +121 (+5) +157 (+6) +143 (+6) +112 (+4) +152 (+6) +134 (+5) +105 (+4) +68 (+3) +12 (+0) +1146 (+45)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -4) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +5 (+17) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6)   +28 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 01' -0h 12' +0h 03' -1h 22' -2h 48' -2h 28' -3h 11' -3h 17' -2h 08' -1h 07' -0h 18' -0h 15'   -1h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 34' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 29' +0h 38' +0h 34' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 30' -0h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.4 -5.5 -5.5   -5.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5.3 -4.6 -8 -3.5 +5.9 +12.9 +13.6 +14.3 +11.8 +5.9 -4.3 -8   +2.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.2 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -4.1 (-7) -3.8 (-7) -3.2 (-6) -2.3 (-4) -1.6 (-3) -1.7 (-3) -2.1 (-4) -2.9 (-5) -4.8 (-9) -4.3 (-8) -3.1 (-6)

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