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Lugano vs Timbuktu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Timbuktu, Mali is approximately 3,435 km or 2,135 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Timbuktu bearing 16.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 22.8° or NNE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.6 °C (31.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1395.5 mm (54.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1395.5 l/m² (34.25 US gal/ft²) or 13,955,000 l/ha (1,491,882 US gal/ac) more. About 7 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1339 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 3h 40' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.9° lower in Lugano than in Timbuktu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 42.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -27 (-48) -26 (-47) -25 (-44) -20 (-35) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -25 (-44) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -20 (-35) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +79 (+3) +74 (+3) +110 (+4) +156 (+6) +197 (+8) +155 (+6) +84 (+3) +80 (+3) +129 (+5) +143 (+6) +126 (+5) +65 (+3) +1396 (+55)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6.5 (+21) +6.5 (+23) +8.5 (+27) +10.5 (+35) +14 (+45) +9 (+30) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +9 (+29) +9.5 (+32) +8.5 (+27)   +92 (+25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 21' -4h 27' -4h 07' -3h 32' -3h 40' -1h 36' -0h 56' -1h 11' -2h 58' -4h 42' -5h 52' -5h 36'   -3h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 13' -1h 21' -0h 14' +0h 56' +1h 57' +2h 30' +2h 15' +1h 21' +0h 12' -0h 58' -1h 59' -2h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.2 -29.2 -29.2 -29.3 -22.2 -15.9 -21.6 -29.2 -29.2 -29 -29.1 -29.2   -26.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +48 +50 +48 +50 +50 +38 +23 +14 +31 +53 +54 +48   +42.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.9 (-3) -1.5 (-3) +0.2 (+0) +2.9 (+5) +1 (+2) -2.3 (-4) -3.1 (-6) -5.2 (-9) -4.8 (-9) -0.1 (0) +0.5 (+1) -1 (-2) -1.3 (-2)

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