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Locarno vs Dakar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Dakar, Senegal is approximately 4,270 km or 2,653 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Dakar bearing 29.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 43.7° or NE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1427.1 mm (56.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1427.1 l/m² (35.02 US gal/ft²) or 14,271,000 l/ha (1,525,665 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/2 as much.
  • There are 765 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 06' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.1° lower in Locarno than in Dakar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.4°C (20.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +54 (+2) +62 (+2) +93 (+4) +153 (+6) +215 (+8) +188 (+7) +147 (+6) +60 (+2) +61 (+2) +148 (+6) +151 (+6) +97 (+4) +1427 (+56)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 48' -3h 13' -3h 40' -3h 08' -2h 42' -0h 10' +1h 46' +1h 54' -0h 30' -3h 03' -4h 30' -4h 07'   -2h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 21' -1h 26' -0h 15' +0h 59' +2h 04' +2h 39' +2h 23' +1h 26' +0h 13' -1h 01' -2h 06' -2h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.3 -31.3 -31.4 -31.4 -20.3 -14 -19.9 -31.3 -31.3 -31.2 -31.3 -31.4   -28.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +0 -4 -8 -7 -6 -9 -10 -6 -2 +7 +13   -1.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.4 (-26) -15.2 (-27) -13.2 (-24) -10.9 (-20) -8.2 (-15) -7.2 (-13) -6.9 (-12) -8.1 (-15) -9 (-16) -13.8 (-25) -15.4 (-28) -14.8 (-27) -11.4 (-21)

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