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Herat vs Lugano Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Lugano, Switzerland is approximately 4,622 km or 2,872 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Lugano bearing 87° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 123° or ESE .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.3 °C (7.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1365.1 mm (53.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1365.1 l/m (33.5 US gal/ft) or 13,651,000 l/ha (1,459,383 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.8° higher in Herat than in Lugano.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +9 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +4 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -29 (-1) -55 (-2) -128 (-5) -191 (-8) -175 (-7) -138 (-5) -173 (-7) -160 (-6) -144 (-6) -115 (-5) -29 (-1) -1365 (-54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 06' +0h 39' +0h 07' -0h 27' -0h 58' -1h 14' -1h 07' -0h 40' -0h 06' +0h 28' +0h 58' +1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +11.7 +11.7 +11.7 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.9 +11.8 +11.7 +11.8 +11.8   +11.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +0 -3 -9 -25 -35 -37 -40 -40 -34 -18 -3   -20.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +0.5 (+1) +1.6 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +2.8 (+5) +0.3 (+1) -2.6 (-5) -4.3 (-8) -5.8 (-10) -6 (-11) -4.6 (-8) -2 (-4) +0.4 (+1) -1.4 (-3)

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