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Locarno vs Grand Junction, Colorado Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Grand Junction, Colorado, Usa is approximately 8,671 km or 5,388 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Grand Junction, Colorado bearing 39° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 135.2° or SE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Grand Junction, Colorado has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Grand Junction, Colorado is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1 °C (1.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1620.6 mm (63.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1620.6 l/m² (39.77 US gal/ft²) or 16,206,000 l/ha (1,732,529 US gal/ac) more. About 8 2/5 as much.
  • There are 884 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 24' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.1° lower in Locarno than in Grand Junction, Colorado.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.4°C (15.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +0 (-1) +-2 (-4) +-4 (-7) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) +-4 (-7) +-1 (-1) +2 (+4) +-3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) 0 (-1) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +5 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +51 (+2) +70 (+3) +134 (+5) +194 (+8) +185 (+7) +191 (+8) +204 (+8) +174 (+7) +160 (+6) +134 (+5) +82 (+3) +1621 (+64)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 03' -0h 59' -1h 27' -2h 12' -3h 19' -3h 54' -2h 17' -1h 58' -3h 08' -3h 27' -2h 44' -2h 29'   -2h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 42' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 37' +0h 48' +0h 43' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 38' -0h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.1 -7.1 -7.2 -7.1 -7.1 -7 -7 -6.9 -6.9 -6.9 -7 -7.1   -7.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +6 +19 +26 +36 +40 +35 +33 +38 +35 +21 +5   +24.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7 (+13) +3.8 (+7) +6.1 (+11) +8.2 (+15) +11.1 (+20) +12.4 (+22) +9.3 (+17) +7.7 (+14) +11.3 (+20) +9.9 (+18) +7.5 (+14) +6.1 (+11) +8.4 (+15)

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