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Locarno vs Helsinki Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Helsinki, Finland is approximately 1,868 km or 1,161 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Helsinki bearing 220.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 207.9° or SSW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Helsinki has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Helsinki is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.8 °C (14°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1152 mm (45.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1152 l/m² (28.27 US gal/ft²) or 11,520,000 l/ha (1,231,564 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • There are 484 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 20' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.9° higher in Locarno than in Helsinki.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +21 (+1) +57 (+2) +109 (+4) +175 (+7) +147 (+6) +139 (+5) +153 (+6) +124 (+5) +112 (+4) +84 (+3) +31 (+1) +1152 (+45)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 07' +3h 11' +1h 42' +0h 50' -1h 48' -1h 24' -0h 23' +0h 17' +1h 42' +2h 40' +3h 00' +3h 05'   +1h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 27' +1h 22' +0h 14' -0h 55' -2h 05' -2h 52' -2h 30' -1h 22' -0h 12' +0h 57' +2h 07' +2h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14 +14 +14 +14 +14 +14 +13.9 +14 +14 +13.9 +13.9 +13.9   +13.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -28 -19 -16 -1 -1 -8 -12 -16 -19 -21 -26   -16
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.5 (+8) +5.7 (+10) +6.9 (+12) +5.5 (+10) +6.4 (+12) +5.4 (+10) +2.9 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +4.1 (+7) +3.9 (+7) +3 (+5) +2.4 (+4) +4.4 (+8)

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