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Locarno vs Gaalkacyo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Gaalkacyo, Somalia is approximately 5,727 km or 3,559 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Gaalkacyo bearing 326.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 307.7° or NW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Gaalkacyo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Gaalkacyo is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.6 °C (26.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1737 mm (68.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1737 l/m² (42.63 US gal/ft²) or 17,370,000 l/ha (1,856,968 US gal/ac) more. About 18 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.4° lower in Locarno than in Gaalkacyo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -23 (-41) -27 (-49) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -15 (-26) -19 (-33) -22 (-40) -15 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +62 (+2) +93 (+4) +127 (+5) +180 (+7) +196 (+8) +207 (+8) +225 (+9) +195 (+8) +161 (+6) +141 (+6) +96 (+4) +1737 (+68)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 46' -1h 42' -0h 18' +1h 10' +2h 27' +3h 07' +2h 49' +1h 42' +0h 16' -1h 13' -2h 29' -3h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -39.2 -39.1 -39.2 -29.1 -12.4 -6 -12 -28.7 -39.2 -39.1 -39.3 -39.4   -30.4

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