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Locarno vs Hoyvík/ Tórshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Hoyvík/ Tórshavn, Faroe Islands is approximately 2,024 km or 1,257 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Hoyvík/ Tórshavn bearing 143.4° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 156.2° or SSE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Hoyvík/ Tórshavn has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The average annual temperature is 6.2 °C (11.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.3 °C (22.1°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 403 mm (15.9 in) more which is equivalent to 403 l/m² (9.89 US gal/ft²) or 4,030,000 l/ha (430,834 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1384 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 3h 47' more per day or about 2 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.8° higher in Locarno than in Hoyvík/ Tórshavn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +14 (+24) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +0 (+0) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +0 (+0) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) +6 (+12) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) +5 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -97 (-4) -50 (-2) -44 (-2) +60 (+2) +144 (+6) +131 (+5) +126 (+5) +137 (+5) +53 (+2) +8 (+0) +9 (+0) -74 (-3) +403 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 44' +3h 57' +3h 36' +3h 12' +2h 29' +3h 44' +5h 36' +5h 05' +4h 02' +3h 15' +3h 16' +3h 27'   +3h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 01' +1h 39' +0h 17' -1h 06' -2h 33' -3h 35' -3h 05' -1h 40' -0h 14' +1h 09' +2h 36' +3h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.8 +15.8 +15.8 +15.9 +15.9 +15.9 +15.8 +15.9 +15.9 +15.8 +15.7 +15.7   +15.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -26 -29 -30 -28 -25 -25 -28 -25 -21 -20 -21 -25   -25.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.7 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -1.7 (-3) +1.3 (+2) +3.9 (+7) +5.6 (+10) +6.2 (+11) +5.6 (+10) +5.7 (+10) +1.7 (+3) -0.6 (-1) -4 (-7) +1.2 (+2)

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