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Locarno vs Frankfurt Am Main Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Frankfurt Am Main, Germany is approximately 439 km or 273 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Frankfurt Am Main bearing 178.2° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 178.3° or S .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Frankfurt Am Main has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Frankfurt Am Main is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.2 °C (3.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1164 mm (45.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1164 l/m² (28.57 US gal/ft²) or 11,640,000 l/ha (1,244,393 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/7 as much.
  • There are 723 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 59' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° higher in Locarno than in Frankfurt Am Main.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +19 (+1) +55 (+2) +109 (+4) +161 (+6) +125 (+5) +137 (+5) +149 (+6) +138 (+5) +133 (+5) +97 (+4) +43 (+2) +1164 (+46)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 46' +3h 11' +1h 54' +1h 50' +0h 15' +0h 50' +1h 46' +1h 48' +1h 54' +2h 05' +2h 48' +2h 40'   +1h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 26' -0h 34' -0h 30' -0h 17' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 26' +0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4 +4 +3.9 +4 +4 +4 +3.9 +4 +4 +3.9 +3.9 +3.9   +3.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -10 +2 +8 +13 +11 +9 +11 +9 +2 -9 -16   +1.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.1 (0) +0.3 (+1) +1.7 (+3) +2.9 (+5) +4.8 (+9) +4.7 (+8) +4.8 (+9) +5.1 (+9) +5 (+9) +2.9 (+5) +0.7 (+1) -0.9 (-2) +2.7 (+5)

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