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Thessaloniki vs Lugano Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Thessaloniki, Greece and Lugano, Switzerland is approximately 1,285 km or 799 mi.
  • To reach Thessaloniki in this distance one would set out from Lugano bearing 113.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Thessaloniki bearing 123° or ESE .
  • Thessaloniki has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Thessaloniki is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.1 °C (7.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) more in Thessaloniki. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1145.6 mm (45.1 in) less 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) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 524 more hours of sunlight per year in Thessaloniki. In whichever way circa 1h 25' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° higher in Thessaloniki than in Lugano.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

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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