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Locarno vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Dakhla, Western Sahara is approximately 3,335 km or 2,073 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 35.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 49.9° or NE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.8 °C (14°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1807 mm (71.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1807 l/m² (44.35 US gal/ft²) or 18,070,000 l/ha (1,931,803 US gal/ac) more. About 55 3/4 as much.
  • There are 831 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 16' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.4° lower in Locarno than in Dakhla.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.9°C (16°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +54 (+2) +62 (+2) +92 (+4) +152 (+6) +215 (+8) +198 (+8) +207 (+8) +223 (+9) +185 (+7) +183 (+7) +149 (+6) +87 (+3) +1807 (+71)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 09' -2h 58' -3h 13' -2h 20' -2h 29' -0h 48' +0h 46' +0h 19' -1h 42' -3h 05' -4h 02' -3h 38'   -2h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 50' -1h 07' -0h 12' +0h 46' +1h 37' +2h 04' +1h 52' +1h 07' +0h 10' -0h 47' -1h 38' -2h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.4 -22.4 -22.5 -22.4 -22.3 -22.2 -22.2 -22.4 -22.4 -22.3 -22.4 -22.5   -22.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -6 -9 -11 -8 -10 -14 -11 -7 -4 -3 -1   -7.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.7 (-25) -14.3 (-26) -12.5 (-23) -9.7 (-17) -5.6 (-10) -3.3 (-6) -2.2 (-4) -3.5 (-6) -5.3 (-10) -9.9 (-18) -13 (-23) -13.7 (-25) -8.9 (-16)

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