Cimetta

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Cimetta
Richtfunkantennen.jpg
Radio relay tower on the top
Elevation 1,671 m (5,482 ft)
Prominence 61 m (200 ft)[1]
Location
Cimetta is located in Switzerland
Cimetta
Cimetta
Switzerland
Range Lepontine Alps
Coordinates 46°12′03″N 8°47′27.8″E / 46.20083°N 8.791056°E / 46.20083; 8.791056Coordinates: 46°12′03″N 8°47′27.8″E / 46.20083°N 8.791056°E / 46.20083; 8.791056
Climbing
Easiest route Aerial tramway

Cimetta is a mountain in the Lepontine Alps, it is located above Locarno and Lake Maggiore.

The Locarno–Madonna del Sasso funicular links Locarno city centre with Orselina. From there a cable car connects to Cardada, from which a chair lift runs to the summit.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Cimetta (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 1.0
(33.8)
0.7
(33.3)
3.2
(37.8)
5.8
(42.4)
10.5
(50.9)
14.2
(57.6)
16.6
(61.9)
16.2
(61.2)
12.4
(54.3)
8.7
(47.7)
4.0
(39.2)
1.7
(35.1)
7.9
(46.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) −1.4
(29.5)
−1.8
(28.8)
0.4
(32.7)
2.8
(37)
7.3
(45.1)
11.0
(51.8)
13.5
(56.3)
13.2
(55.8)
9.7
(49.5)
6.1
(43)
1.7
(35.1)
−0.7
(30.7)
5.2
(41.4)
Average low °C (°F) −3.7
(25.3)
−4.2
(24.4)
−2.0
(28.4)
0.4
(32.7)
4.8
(40.6)
8.4
(47.1)
10.9
(51.6)
10.8
(51.4)
7.6
(45.7)
4.0
(39.2)
−0.5
(31.1)
−3.0
(26.6)
2.8
(37)
Precipitation mm (inches) 48
(1.89)
42
(1.65)
68
(2.68)
137
(5.39)
194
(7.64)
182
(7.17)
159
(6.26)
185
(7.28)
209
(8.23)
173
(6.81)
122
(4.8)
63
(2.48)
1,583
(62.32)
Snowfall cm (inches) 0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 5.1 5.0 6.2 10.9 13.2 10.5 9.2 10.6 9.1 9.7 8.5 6.8 104.8
Avg. snowy days (≥ 1.0 cm) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 % humidity 56 59 61 69 73 72 71 73 75 72 65 58 67
Mean monthly sunshine hours 161 164 200 176 180 217 249 228 178 157 138 143 2,191
Source: MeteoSwiss [2]

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External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swisstopo maps
  2. ^ "Climate Norm Value Tables". Climate diagrams and normals from Swiss measuring stations. Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology (MeteoSwiss). Retrieved 23 January 2013.  The weather station elevation is 1661 meters above sea level.