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Locarno vs Antsiranana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Antsiranana, Madagascar is approximately 7,659 km or 4,759 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Antsiranana bearing 331.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 317.2° or NW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Antsiranana has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Antsiranana is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.6 °C (22.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.4 °C (29.5°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 643.2 mm (25.3 in) more which is equivalent to 643.2 l/m² (15.79 US gal/ft²) or 6,432,000 l/ha (687,623 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 812 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 13' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.3° lower in Locarno than in Antsiranana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.7°C (19.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -23 (-42) -20 (-35) -16 (-29) -11 (-21) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -15 (-26) -22 (-39) -25 (-46) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -18 (-33) -14 (-26) -9 (-17) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -12 (-22) -18 (-33) -23 (-41) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -9 (-15) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -4 (-7) -11 (-20) -17 (-30) -21 (-38) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -282 (-11) -243 (-10) -86 (-3) +101 (+4) +203 (+8) +179 (+7) +188 (+7) +206 (+8) +186 (+7) +168 (+7) +97 (+4) -74 (-3) +643 (+25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 01' -1h 12' -1h 00' -1h 28' -2h 21' -0h 16' +0h 25' -0h 58' -3h 08' -5h 17' -5h 30' -3h 50'   -2h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 45' -2h 19' -0h 25' +1h 36' +3h 19' +4h 13' +3h 49' +2h 19' +0h 21' -1h 39' -3h 22' -4h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -58 -52.9 -33.2 -10 +6.6 +13.1 +7 -9.7 -32.4 -52.9 -57.9 -58.5   -28.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -13 -11 -4 +6 +8 +9 +12 +18 +20 +13 +1   +4.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.9 (-41) -23.1 (-42) -19.8 (-36) -14.5 (-26) -7.3 (-13) -1.8 (-3) +1.5 (+3) +1.3 (+2) -0.1 (0) -6.3 (-11) -14 (-25) -20.8 (-37) -10.7 (-19)

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