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Locarno vs Halifax, Nova Scotia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada is approximately 5,450 km or 3,387 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Halifax, Nova Scotia bearing 61° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 116.1° or ESE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Halifax, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Halifax, Nova Scotia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5 °C (9.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 452 mm (17.8 in) more which is equivalent to 452 l/m² (11.09 US gal/ft²) or 4,520,000 l/ha (483,218 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 397 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 05' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° lower in Locarno than in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -84 (-3) -56 (-2) -20 (-1) +40 (+2) +108 (+4) +104 (+4) +113 (+4) +130 (+5) +78 (+3) +65 (+3) +9 (+0) -35 (-1) +452 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 17' +1h 16' +1h 25' +1h 34' +0h 25' +1h 40' +1h 27' +1h 13' +0h 48' +0h 05' +1h 00' +0h 52'   +1h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 11' +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 00' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.5 -1.6 -1.6 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -1.5 -1.6   -1.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -8 -4 -3 -1 -3 -4 -1 +5 +4 -4 -8   -3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.4 (+8) +5.2 (+9) +6 (+11) +5.7 (+10) +6 (+11) +4.5 (+8) +2.9 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +4 (+7) +3.3 (+6) +1.6 (+3) +2.6 (+5) +4.1 (+7)

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