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Locarno vs Houston, Texas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Houston, Texas, Usa is approximately 8,638 km or 5,368 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Houston, Texas bearing 43.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 120.7° or ESE .
  • Both have a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Houston, Texas is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.4 °C (13.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 669.8 mm (26.4 in) more which is equivalent to 669.8 l/m² (16.44 US gal/ft²) or 6,698,000 l/ha (716,061 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • There are 573 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 33' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Locarno than in Houston, Texas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -28 (-1) -12 (0) +19 (+1) +72 (+3) +83 (+3) +72 (+3) +116 (+5) +136 (+5) +71 (+3) +77 (+3) +56 (+2) +9 (+0) +670 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 52' -0h 08' -0h 30' -0h 22' -2h 25' -2h 32' -1h 15' -1h 19' -1h 54' -3h 09' -2h 28' -1h 46'   -1h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 25' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 15' +1h 36' +1h 27' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 36' -1h 16' -1h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.2 -16.2 -16.3 -16.3 -16.2 -16.2 -16.1 -16.1 -16 -16 -16.1 -16.2   -16.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -4 +1 +0 +5 +6 +4 +7 +10 +15 +11 +1   +4.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.7 (-12) -7.9 (-14) -7.2 (-13) -7.7 (-14) -5.9 (-11) -5 (-9) -4.2 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -3.8 (-7) -5.1 (-9) -7 (-13) -5.7 (-10)

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