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Locarno vs Chicago, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Chicago, Illinois, Usa is approximately 7,236 km or 4,497 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Chicago, Illinois bearing 49.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 125.2° or SE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Chicago, Illinois has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Chicago, Illinois is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.2 °C (3.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 997 mm (39.3 in) more which is equivalent to 997 l/m² (24.47 US gal/ft²) or 9,970,000 l/ha (1,065,859 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/5 as much.
  • There are 279 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 45' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.4° lower in Locarno than in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +22 (+1) +23 (+1) +76 (+3) +121 (+5) +95 (+4) +121 (+5) +145 (+6) +126 (+5) +114 (+4) +96 (+4) +49 (+2) +997 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 11' +0h 25' -0h 34' +0h 06' -1h 58' -1h 50' -0h 52' -0h 48' -1h 26' -1h 46' -0h 30' -0h 01'   -0h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 31' +0h 28' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 24' -0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.4 -4.5 -4.5 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -4.3 -4.2 -4.3 -4.4 -4.4   -4.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -7 -2 +4 +8 +7 +9 +10 +16 +16 +6 -4   +4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.4 (+8) +4.4 (+8) +4.7 (+8) +3.3 (+6) +2 (+4) +0.8 (+1) +0.6 (+1) +0.7 (+1) +4 (+7) +4.2 (+8) +4.8 (+9) +4.2 (+8) +3.2 (+6)

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