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Locarno vs Alicante, Costa Blanca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain is approximately 1,157 km or 719 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Alicante, Costa Blanca bearing 38.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 44.7° or NE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Alicante, Costa Blanca has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual average temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1483.4 mm (58.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1483.4 l/m (36.41 US gal/ft) or 14,834,000 l/ha (1,585,853 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/6 as much.
  • There are 688 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 52' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.8° lower in Locarno than in Alicante, Costa Blanca.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.3°C (9.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +36 (+1) +68 (+3) +119 (+5) +184 (+7) +176 (+7) +203 (+8) +217 (+9) +154 (+6) +119 (+5) +110 (+4) +63 (+2) +1483 (+58)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 40' -1h 22' -0h 50' -1h 28' -2h 46' -2h 30' -2h 25' -2h 11' -1h 30' -1h 48' -2h 10' -1h 50'   -1h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 41' +0h 53' +0h 47' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 41' -0h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -7.7 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.7 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.7 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8   -7.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -4 -7 -6 +1 +1 -1 +0 +1 +1 +0 -3   -1.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8.3 (-15) -8.1 (-15) -7 (-13) -4.9 (-9) -2.2 (-4) -1.8 (-3) -2.7 (-5) -3.8 (-7) -3.9 (-7) -5.7 (-10) -6.6 (-12) -8.1 (-15) -5.3 (-10)

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