Ambrì

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Ambrì
Village
The airport and the village of Ambrì
The airport and the village of Ambrì
Ambrì is located in Switzerland
Ambrì
Ambrì
Rodi in Switzerland
Coordinates: 46°30′40″N 8°42′2″E / 46.51111°N 8.70056°E / 46.51111; 8.70056Coordinates: 46°30′40″N 8°42′2″E / 46.51111°N 8.70056°E / 46.51111; 8.70056
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Ticino
District Leventina-coat of arms.svg Leventina
Municipality Quinto-coat of arms.svg Quinto
Elevation 1,003 m (3,291 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6775
Area code(s) (+41) 091
Licence plate TI

Ambrì is a Swiss village in the municipality of Quinto, Leventina, Canton of Ticino.

Geography[edit]

Ambrì is located in the Leventina Valley, upon the southwestern shore of Ticino river and below the Lepontine Alps, next to the neighboring village of Piotta. Other villages close to Ambrì are Rodi and Fiesso. It is 2 km far from Quinto, 7 from Airolo and 50 from Bellinzona.

Sports[edit]

The village hosts the professional ice hockey team HC Ambrì-Piotta, that plays in indoor sporting arena of "Valascia". Ambrì is also a popular are for hiking.

Transport[edit]

Ambrì also has its own airport, Ambrì Airport. The airport was a military one until 1994. Now it hosts events, flight school and more. But sometimes also domestic passenger flights.

Ambrì is served by the infrequently served Ambrì-Piotta station, on the Gotthard railway.

Weather[edit]

Climate data for Quinto/Piotta/Ambri
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 1.9
(35.4)
3.7
(38.7)
6.9
(44.4)
10.3
(50.5)
15.3
(59.5)
19.5
(67.1)
22.2
(72)
21.1
(70)
17.9
(64.2)
13
(55)
5.8
(42.4)
2.5
(36.5)
11.7
(53.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) −1.5
(29.3)
−0.3
(31.5)
2.6
(36.7)
6.1
(43)
10.3
(50.5)
14
(57)
16.6
(61.9)
15.5
(59.9)
12.5
(54.5)
8
(46)
2.6
(36.7)
−0.4
(31.3)
7.2
(45)
Average low °C (°F) −4.8
(23.4)
−3.8
(25.2)
−1.2
(29.8)
2.1
(35.8)
6
(43)
9.1
(48.4)
11.4
(52.5)
11
(52)
8.5
(47.3)
4.4
(39.9)
−0.6
(30.9)
−3.6
(25.5)
3.2
(37.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 76
(2.99)
83
(3.27)
96
(3.78)
132
(5.2)
161
(6.34)
121
(4.76)
114
(4.49)
141
(5.55)
139
(5.47)
146
(5.75)
133
(5.24)
70
(2.76)
1,413
(55.63)
Avg. precipitation days 7.9 7.7 9.1 10 12.6 11 9.8 10.6 7.9 8.4 9.1 8.2 112.3
Source: MeteoSchweiz [1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Temperature and Precipitation Average Values-Table, 1961-1990" (in German, French, Italian). Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss. Retrieved 8 May 2009. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Ambrì at Wikimedia Commons