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Locarno vs Atar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Atar, Mauritania is approximately 3,478 km or 2,161 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Atar bearing 29.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 42.3° or NE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Atar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 15.4 °C (27.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1720 mm (67.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1720 l/m² (42.21 US gal/ft²) or 17,200,000 l/ha (1,838,794 US gal/ac) more. About 15 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1185 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 3h 14' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.9° lower in Locarno than in Atar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +59 (+2) +92 (+4) +153 (+6) +216 (+8) +196 (+8) +199 (+8) +194 (+8) +159 (+6) +165 (+6) +145 (+6) +91 (+4) +1720 (+68)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 23' -3h 49' -4h 07' -3h 52' -3h 48' -2h 06' -0h 54' -1h 21' -1h 48' -3h 23' -4h 56' -4h 29'   -3h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 01' -1h 14' -0h 13' +0h 51' +1h 47' +2h 17' +2h 03' +1h 14' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 48' -2h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.6 -25.5 -25.6 -25.6 -25.1 -19.8 -24.3 -25.6 -25.5 -25.5 -25.6 -25.7   -24.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +32 +32 +32 +35 +42 +42 +32 +31 +38 +43 +44 +33   +36.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.1 (-11) -5 (-9) -3.8 (-7) -0.5 (-1) +2.9 (+5) +4.1 (+7) +0.5 (+1) -1.3 (-2) -0.4 (-1) -1.3 (-2) -1 (-2) -4.5 (-8) -1.4 (-3)

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