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Locarno vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 4,426 km or 2,751 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 327.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 310.9° or NW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.1 °C (27.2°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1321.4 mm (52 in) more which is equivalent to 1321.4 l/m (32.43 US gal/ft) or 13,214,000 l/ha (1,412,664 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/9 as much.
  • There are 716 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 58' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.8° lower in Locarno than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) +-2 (-3) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +-1 (-2) -6 (-10) -12 (-21) -16 (-28) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +61 (+2) +78 (+3) +120 (+5) +175 (+7) +160 (+6) +32 (+1) +69 (+3) +179 (+7) +170 (+7) +132 (+5) +94 (+4) +1321 (+52)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 56' -3h 38' -2h 30' -1h 34' -2h 38' +1h 34' +4h 11' +2h 36' -1h 44' -4h 17' -5h 02' -5h 38'   -1h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 19' -1h 25' -0h 15' +0h 58' +2h 03' +2h 37' +2h 21' +1h 25' +0h 13' -1h 00' -2h 04' -2h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -30.7 -30.7 -30.8 -30.8 -20.9 -14.5 -20.4 -30.8 -30.8 -30.7 -30.8 -30.9   -27.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +12 +13 +10 +15 +15 -14 -15 +10 +7 +2 +4   +5.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -7.5 (-14) -6.3 (-11) -4.2 (-8) -2 (-4) +2.5 (+5) +6.2 (+11) +2.8 (+5) +1.9 (+3) +5.5 (+10) -0.2 (0) -5.3 (-10) -7.6 (-14) -1.2 (-2)

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