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Locarno vs Great Falls, Montana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Great Falls, Montana, Usa is approximately 8,091 km or 5,028 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Great Falls, Montana bearing 38.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 142.3° or SE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Great Falls, Montana has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Great Falls, Montana is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.6 °C (11.9°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1453.7 mm (57.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1453.7 l/m² (35.68 US gal/ft²) or 14,537,000 l/ha (1,554,102 US gal/ac) more. About 4 3/4 as much.
  • There are 670 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 49' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Locarno than in Great Falls, Montana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.6°C (15.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +-1 (-1) +-3 (-5) +-3 (-5) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +9 (+15) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +12 (+21) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +33 (+1) +49 (+2) +65 (+3) +117 (+5) +152 (+6) +137 (+5) +176 (+7) +186 (+7) +164 (+6) +165 (+7) +135 (+5) +75 (+3) +1454 (+57)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 56' -0h 59' -2h 15' -1h 30' -2h 46' -2h 24' -3h 03' -2h 46' -2h 20' -1h 52' -0h 24' -0h 36'   -1h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 08' -0h 10' -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 08' +0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.3 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.4 +1.5 +1.4 +1.3 +1.3   +1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -3 +0 +14 +18 +15 +25 +27 +26 +23 +11 +6   +13.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.5 (+15) +5.7 (+10) +6.2 (+11) +8.3 (+15) +8.8 (+16) +7.3 (+13) +9.9 (+18) +9.9 (+18) +11.8 (+21) +9.5 (+17) +8.2 (+15) +8.9 (+16) +8.6 (+15)

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