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Locarno vs Chiang Mai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Chiang Mai, Thailand is approximately 8,525 km or 5,298 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Chiang Mai bearing 314.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 256.7° or WSW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Chiang Mai has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Chiang Mai is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.8 °C (23°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.3 °C (20.3°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 655 mm (25.8 in) more which is equivalent to 655 l/m² (16.08 US gal/ft²) or 6,550,000 l/ha (700,238 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/9 as much.
  • There are 398 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 06' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26° lower in Locarno than in Chiang Mai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.7°C (26.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -15 (-27) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +49 (+2) +58 (+2) +80 (+3) +103 (+4) +58 (+2) +66 (+3) +46 (+2) -11 (0) -33 (-1) +63 (+2) +99 (+4) +77 (+3) +655 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 29' -4h 00' -3h 07' -1h 50' -0h 42' +2h 44' +4h 23' +3h 58' +1h 14' -2h 09' -4h 14' -5h 01'   -1h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 07' -1h 18' -0h 14' +0h 53' +1h 52' +2h 23' +2h 09' +1h 18' +0h 12' -0h 55' -1h 54' -2h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.2 -27.2 -27.3 -27.3 -24.3 -18 -23.5 -27.4 -27.4 -27.3 -27.4 -27.4   -26
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -7 -1 -1 -11 -17 -20 -20 -16 -13 -13 -12   -11.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.7 (-34) -18.8 (-34) -17.5 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10.8 (-19) -8.8 (-16) -9.3 (-17) -10.6 (-19) -15 (-27) -17.8 (-32) -18.5 (-33) -14.7 (-26)

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