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Locarno vs Biskra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Biskra, Algeria is approximately 1,291 km or 802 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Biskra bearing 10.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 12.8° or NNE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Biskra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Biskra is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 9.2 °C (16.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1705.4 mm (67.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1705.4 l/m² (41.85 US gal/ft²) or 17,054,000 l/ha (1,823,186 US gal/ac) more. About 13 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1056 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 53' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.4° lower in Locarno than in Biskra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.8°C (6.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +44 (+2) +54 (+2) +81 (+3) +143 (+6) +203 (+8) +192 (+8) +205 (+8) +219 (+9) +172 (+7) +169 (+7) +134 (+5) +90 (+4) +1705 (+67)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 01' -2h 35' -2h 46' -2h 56' -3h 48' -2h 34' -2h 40' -2h 19' -2h 06' -3h 30' -3h 02' -3h 17'   -2h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 04' -0h 38' -0h 07' +0h 26' +0h 56' +1h 12' +1h 05' +0h 39' +0h 06' -0h 27' -0h 57' -1h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.3 -11.3 -11.4 -11.3 -11.3 -11.3 -11.4 -11.3 -11.3 -11.3 -11.4 -11.4   -11.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +10 +13 +17 +25 +21 +26 +28 +21 +16 +9 +5   +16.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.6 (-12) -5.8 (-10) -4.3 (-8) -2.4 (-4) -0.5 (-1) -2.9 (-5) -1.2 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -3 (-5) -4.9 (-9) -5.8 (-10) -6.7 (-12) -3.8 (-7)

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