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Locarno vs Kingston Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Kingston, Jamaica is approximately 8,249 km or 5,126 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Kingston bearing 45.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 99.6° or E .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 14.5 °C (26°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17 °C (30.6°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1029 mm (40.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1029 l/m² (25.25 US gal/ft²) or 10,290,000 l/ha (1,100,069 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/4 as much.
  • There are 716 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 57' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.5° lower in Locarno than in Kingston.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.2°C (29.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -20 (-35) -23 (-41) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +45 (+2) +83 (+3) +116 (+5) +78 (+3) +84 (+3) +156 (+6) +133 (+5) +109 (+4) +17 (+1) +100 (+4) +72 (+3) +1029 (+41)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 17' -3h 13' -2h 44' -1h 56' -1h 17' +0h 30' +0h 42' +0h 11' -0h 38' -2h 21' -4h 06' -4h 25'   -1h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 10' -1h 19' -0h 14' +0h 55' +1h 55' +2h 27' +2h 12' +1h 20' +0h 12' -0h 56' -1h 56' -2h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.2 -28.2 -28.3 -28.3 -23.4 -17.2 -22.9 -28.1 -28 -28 -28.1 -28.2   -26.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -17 -18 -18 -13 -12 -12 -5 -3 -8 -4 -10   -10.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23.5 (-42) -23.5 (-42) -21.2 (-38) -17.9 (-32) -13.9 (-25) -10.5 (-19) -8 (-14) -7.4 (-13) -9.3 (-17) -16.1 (-29) -19.5 (-35) -23.4 (-42) -16.2 (-29)

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