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Locarno vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 7,017 km or 4,360 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 50.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 125° or SE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.1 °C (7.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 924.5 mm (36.4 in) more which is equivalent to 924.5 l/m² (22.69 US gal/ft²) or 9,245,000 l/ha (988,352 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 39 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 05' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° lower in Locarno than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.8°C (8.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +-2 (-3) +-3 (-5) +-2 (-4) +-2 (-3) +0 (0) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +27 (+1) +26 (+1) +67 (+3) +137 (+5) +105 (+4) +126 (+5) +134 (+5) +87 (+3) +114 (+4) +68 (+3) +25 (+1) +925 (+36)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 40' +1h 20' +0h 17' +0h 28' -1h 58' -1h 54' -1h 30' -0h 52' -0h 38' -0h 46' +1h 16' +1h 27'   -0h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 21' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 18' +0h 24' +0h 21' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 09' -0h 18' -0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.3 -3.4 -3.4 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.2 -3.1 -3.2 -3.3 -3.3   -3.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -11 -4 +5 +10 +9 +12 +13 +14 +14 -1 -10   +3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.1 (+11) +6.3 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4.2 (+8) +2.8 (+5) +3.8 (+7) +4 (+7) +6.1 (+11) +6.3 (+11) +4.1 (+7) +4.4 (+8) +4.8 (+9)

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