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Locarno vs Amsterdam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Amsterdam, Netherlands is approximately 711 km or 442 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam bearing 156.7° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 159.4° or SSE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Amsterdam has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Amsterdam is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1074 mm (42.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1074 l/m² (26.36 US gal/ft²) or 10,740,000 l/ha (1,148,177 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/5 as much.
  • There are 718 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 58' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.9° higher in Locarno than in Amsterdam.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) +10 (+0) +49 (+2) +104 (+4) +164 (+6) +140 (+6) +130 (+5) +138 (+5) +123 (+5) +113 (+4) +82 (+3) +33 (+1) +1074 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 25' +2h 58' +1h 58' +1h 32' +0h 05' +1h 00' +2h 44' +2h 25' +1h 56' +1h 52' +2h 20' +2h 21'   +1h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 47' +0h 27' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 41' -0h 54' -0h 48' -0h 27' -0h 04' +0h 19' +0h 41' +0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +6 +6 +6 +5.9 +5.9 +6 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9   +5.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22 -23 -17 -11 -4 -4 -10 -9 -8 -11 -19 -23   -13.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.3 (-4) -1.8 (-3) -1.1 (-2) +0.9 (+2) +2 (+4) +2.8 (+5) +2.5 (+5) +1.8 (+3) +2.7 (+5) +0.3 (+1) -1.5 (-3) -2.9 (-5) +0.3 (+1)

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