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Locarno vs Catania, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Catania, Sicily, Italy is approximately 1,096 km or 681 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Catania, Sicily bearing 333.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 329.8° or NNW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Catania, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Catania, Sicily is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.7 °C (8.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1292.8 mm (50.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1292.8 l/m (31.73 US gal/ft) or 12,928,000 l/ha (1,382,089 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/3 as much.
  • There are 206 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 33' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.7° lower in Locarno than in Catania, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -6 (-12) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) +10 (+0) +47 (+2) +118 (+5) +197 (+8) +192 (+8) +202 (+8) +216 (+9) +150 (+6) +79 (+3) +90 (+4) +11 (+0) +1293 (+51)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 15' +0h 53' +0h 30' +0h 20' -0h 52' -1h 10' -1h 09' -0h 40' -1h 28' -0h 52' -1h 40' -0h 48'   -0h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 51' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 45' +0h 58' +0h 52' +0h 31' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 45' -0h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -8.6 -8.6 -8.7 -8.7 -8.6 -8.7 -8.7 -8.7 -8.7 -8.7 -8.7 -8.7   -8.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -11 -11 -11 -5 -2 -2 -2 +1 -2 -7 -11   -6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8.7 (-16) -8.2 (-15) -6.3 (-11) -4.7 (-8) -2.9 (-5) -2.4 (-4) -2.9 (-5) -4.4 (-8) -3.7 (-7) -6.3 (-11) -8.1 (-15) -9.4 (-17) -5.7 (-10)

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