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Locarno vs Dresden Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Dresden, Germany is approximately 660 km or 410 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Dresden bearing 215.2° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 211.4° or SSW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Dresden has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Dresden is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.5 °C (6.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1160 mm (45.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1160 l/m² (28.47 US gal/ft²) or 11,600,000 l/ha (1,240,117 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/7 as much.
  • There are 646 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 46' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° higher in Locarno than in Dresden.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +23 (+1) +51 (+2) +105 (+4) +150 (+6) +129 (+5) +87 (+3) +158 (+6) +146 (+6) +132 (+5) +111 (+4) +54 (+2) +1160 (+46)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 19' +2h 52' +2h 05' +1h 32' +0h 07' +1h 22' +2h 19' +1h 44' +1h 22' +1h 21' +2h 08' +2h 03'   +1h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 38' +0h 22' +0h 04' -0h 15' -0h 33' -0h 44' -0h 39' -0h 22' -0h 03' +0h 16' +0h 34' +0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5 +5 +4.9 +5 +5 +5 +4.9 +5 +5 +4.9 +4.9 +4.9   +4.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -13 -6 +2 +8 +7 +2 +7 +7 +2 -8 -14   -1.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.3 (+1) +2.4 (+4) +2.2 (+4) +3.3 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +4.5 (+8) +3.8 (+7) +5 (+9) +6.4 (+12) +4.3 (+8) +1.4 (+3) -0.6 (-1) +3.1 (+6)

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