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Locarno vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 10,825 km or 6,727 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 315.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 279.8° or W .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 14.2 °C (25.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 148 mm (5.8 in) less which is equivalent to 148 l/m² (3.63 US gal/ft²) or 1,480,000 l/ha (158,222 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.4° lower in Locarno than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.5°C (29.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Locarno relative to Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Locarno.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -14 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -24 (-42) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -14 (-24) -19 (-33) -23 (-41) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -81 (-3) -133 (-5) -123 (-5) -111 (-4) +15 (+1) -31 (-1) -14 (-1) +103 (+4) +101 (+4) +101 (+4) +45 (+2) -20 (-1) -148 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 45' -2h 18' -0h 25' +1h 35' +3h 19' +4h 12' +3h 48' +2h 19' +0h 21' -1h 39' -3h 21' -4h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -57.7 -53 -33.5 -10.3 +6.4 +12.8 +6.8 -9.9 -32.6 -53 -57.7 -58.2   -28.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -17 -19 -21 -18 -18 -18 -13 -6 -6 -7 -11   -13.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25.3 (-46) -25.9 (-47) -23.3 (-42) -19.5 (-35) -14.5 (-26) -9.8 (-18) -7.4 (-13) -7.3 (-13) -8 (-14) -14.2 (-26) -19.2 (-35) -24.1 (-43) -16.5 (-30)

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