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Locarno vs La Quiaca Obs Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and La Quiaca Obs, Argentina is approximately 10,641 km or 6,612 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from La Quiaca Obs bearing 42.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 63.8° or ENE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas La Quiaca Obs has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas La Quiaca Obs is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.8 °C (5.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1505.4 mm (59.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1505.4 l/m² (36.95 US gal/ft²) or 15,054,000 l/ha (1,609,373 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.9° lower in Locarno than in La Quiaca Obs.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) +-4 (-7) +2 (+3) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +3 (+6) +-5 (-8) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) +-3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +2 (+3) +9 (+17) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +16 (+28) +10 (+19) +2 (+4) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +7 (+12) +17 (+30) +24 (+42) +26 (+48) +23 (+42) +18 (+32) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) -4 (-8) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -5 (0) +45 (+2) +144 (+6) +215 (+8) +197 (+8) +207 (+8) +224 (+9) +192 (+8) +169 (+7) +122 (+5) +19 (+1) +1505 (+59)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 18' -2h 40' -0h 29' +1h 50' +3h 49' +4h 50' +4h 22' +2h 40' +0h 25' -1h 54' -3h 52' -4h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -62.5 -44.6 -23.4 -0.1 +16.5 +22.8 +16.7 +0 -22.8 -45.1 -62.3 -68.2   -22.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -6 -4 +8 +26 +30 +31 +32 +31 +22 +12 +1   +15
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.3 (-17) -8.2 (-15) -4.7 (-8) +3.7 (+7) +15.2 (+27) +22.3 (+40) +25.4 (+46) +22.7 (+41) +17.5 (+32) +7.6 (+14) -1 (-2) -7.3 (-13) +7 (+13)

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