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Locarno vs Basel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Basel, Switzerland is approximately 181 km or 112 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Basel bearing 147.8° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 148.7° or SSE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.1 °C (5.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1056 mm (41.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1056 l/m (25.92 US gal/ft) or 10,560,000 l/ha (1,128,934 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • There are 606 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 39' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Locarno than in Basel.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +23 (+1) +45 (+2) +98 (+4) +140 (+6) +105 (+4) +121 (+5) +131 (+5) +116 (+5) +125 (+5) +96 (+4) +53 (+2) +1056 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 13' +2h 30' +1h 30' +1h 32' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 40' +1h 38' +1h 26' +1h 36' +2h 00' +1h 58'   +1h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 11' -0h 10' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.3 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.3 +1.3   +1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -20 -15 -11 -9 -10 -10 -10 -12 -14 -17 -20   -13.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.6 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -1.2 (-2) +0.4 (+1) +0 (+0) +0.6 (+1) +1.1 (+2) +1.1 (+2) +1.4 (+3) +1.3 (+2) -0.2 (0) -0.6 (-1) +0.2 (+0)

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