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Lugano vs Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo, Portugal is approximately 1,439 km or 895 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo bearing 66.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 78.7° or ENE .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 448 mm (17.6 in) more which is equivalent to 448 l/m² (10.99 US gal/ft²) or 4,480,000 l/ha (478,942 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • There are 55 more hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 0h 09' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° lower in Lugano than in Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +-2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -48 (-2) -31 (-1) +80 (+3) +114 (+4) +121 (+5) +118 (+5) +131 (+5) +100 (+4) +37 (+1) -30 (-1) -110 (-4) +448 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -21) -6 ( -19) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19)   -3 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 48' +0h 40' +0h 54' +0h 06' -0h 38' -0h 08' -0h 03' -0h 03' +0h 12' -0h 21' -0h 26' +0h 50'   +0h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 24' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 28' +0h 25' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 22' -0h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.9 -3.9 -3.9 -3.9 -3.9 -3.9 -3.9 -3.9 -3.9 -3.8 -3.9 -3.9   -3.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -5 -6 +4 +8 +6 +11 +11 +8 +3 -6 -13   +1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.8 (-12) -5.9 (-11) -5.5 (-10) -1.4 (-3) +1 (+2) +1.3 (+2) +2.8 (+5) +2.4 (+4) +0.2 (+0) -2.4 (-4) -5.2 (-9) -7 (-13) -2.2 (-4)

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