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Locarno vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 13,462 km or 8,365 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 48.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 30.3° or NNE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 14.9 °C (26.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1042.8 mm (41.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1042.8 l/m² (25.59 US gal/ft²) or 10,428,000 l/ha (1,114,822 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.6° higher in Locarno than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.3°C (18.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Locarno relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Locarno.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +26 (+46) +28 (+51) +28 (+51) +23 (+42) +16 (+28) +9 (+16) +3 (+6) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +17 (+1) -4 (0) +4 (+0) +69 (+3) +146 (+6) +138 (+5) +151 (+6) +165 (+6) +120 (+5) +108 (+4) +84 (+3) +45 (+2) +1043 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 20' -5h 32' -0h 59' +3h 46' +8h 07' +10h 40' +9h 29' +5h 33' +0h 51' -3h 54' -8h 14' -10h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.6 -4.9 +16.6 +39.9 +56.4 +62.7 +56.7 +40 +17.2 -5.6 -23.9 -30.9   +16.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -25 -28 -26 -22 -22 -24 -20 -17 -14 -17 -20   -21.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.9 (-3) -1.7 (-3) +1.7 (+3) +8.1 (+15) +14.9 (+27) +20.3 (+37) +22.2 (+40) +23.2 (+42) +19.4 (+35) +12.3 (+22) +5.4 (+10) -0.3 (-1) +10.3 (+19)

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