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Locarno vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 5,082 km or 3,158 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 305.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 267.8° or W .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.9 °C (10.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.3 °C (13.1°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1649.4 mm (64.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1649.4 l/m² (40.48 US gal/ft²) or 16,494,000 l/ha (1,763,318 US gal/ac) more. About 9 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1178 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 3h 12' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.7° lower in Locarno than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +21 (+1) +52 (+2) +134 (+5) +214 (+8) +198 (+8) +205 (+8) +224 (+9) +195 (+8) +183 (+7) +145 (+6) +77 (+3) +1649 (+65)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 30' -1h 14' -1h 44' -1h 26' -4h 48' -3h 50' -2h 30' -3h 32' -3h 42' -4h 48' -4h 58' -3h 27'   -3h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 19' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 09' +1h 29' +1h 20' +0h 48' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 10' -1h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.6 -14.5 -14.6 -14.6 -14.6 -14.6 -14.7 -14.7 -14.7 -14.7 -14.7 -14.7   -14.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +1 +9 +18 +33 +40 +37 +40 +45 +41 +28 +13   +25.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.6 (-1) -2.6 (-5) -3.2 (-6) -2.3 (-4) +2.4 (+4) +6.1 (+11) +5.5 (+10) +7.3 (+13) +11.4 (+21) +8.3 (+15) +4.3 (+8) +0 (+0) +3.1 (+6)

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