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Lugano vs Vientiane Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lugano, Switzerland and Vientiane, Laos is approximately 8,854 km or 5,502 mi.
  • To reach Lugano in this distance one would set out from Vientiane bearing 315.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lugano bearing 254.8° or WSW .
  • Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Vientiane has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Vientiane is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.4 °C (25.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.8 °C (21.2°F) more in Lugano. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 44.7 mm (1.8 in) less which is equivalent to 44.7 l/m² (1.1 US gal/ft²) or 447,000 l/ha (47,787 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 320 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lugano. In whichever way circa 0h 52' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.3° lower in Lugano than in Vientiane.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.9°C (26.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -15 (-28) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -20 (-37) -20 (-35) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +73 (+3) +62 (+2) +74 (+3) +72 (+3) -54 (-2) -98 (-4) -128 (-5) -150 (-6) -135 (-5) +59 (+2) +116 (+5) +62 (+2) -45 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +5 (+18) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +9 (+29)   +13 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 58' -2h 15' -1h 23' -1h 06' -0h 09' +3h 50' +3h 32' +3h 01' +0h 30' -3h 09' -4h 32' -4h 54'   -0h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 09' -1h 19' -0h 14' +0h 54' +1h 54' +2h 25' +2h 11' +1h 19' +0h 12' -0h 56' -1h 55' -2h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.9 -27.9 -27.9 -28 -23.4 -17.1 -22.7 -28.1 -28.1 -27.9 -28 -28   -26.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +1 -1 -4 -8 -13 -15 -14 -9 -2 +1 +0   -5.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -18.9 (-34) -17.6 (-32) -14.2 (-26) -11.7 (-21) -9.4 (-17) -9.7 (-17) -11.7 (-21) -14.5 (-26) -16.6 (-30) -17.2 (-31) -14.9 (-27)

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