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Locarno vs Fairbanks, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa is approximately 7,510 km or 4,667 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 17.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 169.5° or S .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 15.5 °C (27.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.8 °C (37.4°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1563.9 mm (61.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1563.9 l/m² (38.38 US gal/ft²) or 15,639,000 l/ha (1,671,913 US gal/ac) more. About 6 2/3 as much.
  • There are 181 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 29' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.5° higher in Locarno than in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.3°C (27.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +21 (+37) +16 (+28) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +16 (+29) +22 (+39) +23 (+41) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+48) +24 (+44) +20 (+35) +13 (+23) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +17 (+30) +24 (+44) +25 (+46) +16 (+28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +28 (+50) +24 (+43) +15 (+28) +10 (+17) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +27 (+48) +28 (+50) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +44 (+2) +53 (+2) +84 (+3) +145 (+6) +201 (+8) +163 (+6) +160 (+6) +175 (+7) +171 (+7) +162 (+6) +132 (+5) +75 (+3) +1564 (+62)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 29' +1h 10' -1h 09' -3h 06' -3h 23' -2h 44' +0h 17' +3h 05' +2h 42' +2h 23' +1h 38' +2h 30'   +0h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 10' +2h 10' +0h 22' -1h 26' -3h 27' -5h 08' -4h 17' -2h 11' -0h 19' +1h 30' +3h 31' +5h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.5 +18.4 +18.4 +18.5 +18.6 +18.7 +18.7 +18.8 +18.8 +18.7 +18.5 +18.4   +18.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -9 +0 +9 +19 +17 +8 +7 +8 -2 -8 -11   +2.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +23.3 (+42) +21.3 (+38) +17.9 (+32) +13 (+23) +11.1 (+20) +8.9 (+16) +7.4 (+13) +8.9 (+16) +12.7 (+23) +15.3 (+28) +21.7 (+39) +22.5 (+41) +15.3 (+28)

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