Cimetta

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Cimetta
Richtfunkantennen.jpg
Radio relay tower on the top
Highest point
Elevation 1,671 m (5,482 ft)
Prominence 61 m (200 ft) [1]
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
Geography
Cimetta is located in Switzerland
Cimetta
Cimetta
Parent range Lepontine Alps
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)
Average 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)
Average 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)
Average 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
Average snowy days (≥ 1.0 cm) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average relative 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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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). Archived from the original on 14 May 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2013.  The weather station elevation is 1661 meters above sea level.