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Locarno vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 2,698 km or 1,677 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 130.3° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 153° or SSE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 9.4 °C (17°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1351.1 mm (53.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1351.1 l/m▓ (33.16 US gal/ft▓) or 13,511,000 l/ha (1,444,416 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1313 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 3h 35' more per day or about 2 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.4° higher in Locarno than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.8°C (10.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +10 (+19) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +21 (+1) +50 (+2) +124 (+5) +197 (+8) +170 (+7) +174 (+7) +191 (+8) +156 (+6) +127 (+5) +98 (+4) +44 (+2) +1351 (+53)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 00' +4h 14' +3h 30' +3h 24' +1h 38' +2h 48' +4h 09' +4h 38' +4h 10' +3h 21' +3h 34' +3h 40'   +3h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 40' +2h 22' +0h 24' -1h 34' -3h 48' -5h 54' -4h 47' -2h 23' -0h 20' +1h 37' +3h 52' +5h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +19.4 +19.4 +19.4 +19.5 +19.5 +19.5 +19.5 +19.5 +19.6 +19.5 +19.3 +19.1   +19.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17.8 -21.8 -23.4 -20.8 -13.9 -12.1 -16.6 -14.3 -10.6 -12.6 -14.9 -17.8   -16.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) +1.8 (+3) +1.6 (+3) +4.1 (+7) +5.5 (+10) +7.2 (+13) +7.8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +10.2 (+18) +7.4 (+13) +5.2 (+9) +2.4 (+4) +5.8 (+10)

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