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Locarno vs Sodankyla, Lapland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Sodankyla, Lapland, Finland is approximately 2,573 km or 1,599 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Sodankyla, Lapland bearing 212.6° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 197.4° or SSW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Sodankyla, Lapland has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Sodankyla, Lapland is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.6 °C (24.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1339 mm (52.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1339 l/m² (32.86 US gal/ft²) or 13,390,000 l/ha (1,431,480 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/3 as much.
  • There are 725.5 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 59' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21° higher in Locarno than in Sodankyla, Lapland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10°C (18°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +18 (+33) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +10 (+19) +13 (+24) +13 (+24) +15 (+28) +17 (+31) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +15 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +25 (+1) +37 (+1) +68 (+3) +129 (+5) +181 (+7) +142 (+6) +142 (+6) +162 (+6) +140 (+6) +134 (+5) +113 (+4) +66 (+3) +1339 (+53)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 58' +3h 43' +1h 48' +0h 28' -0h 13' -0h 58' -0h 11' +2h 00' +3h 28' +3h 00' +3h 14' +3h 39'   +1h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 09' +2h 47' +0h 27' -1h 49' -4h 40' -8h 13' -6h 22' -2h 48' -0h 24' +1h 54' +4h 46' +8h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21 +21.1 +21.2 +21.2 +21.2 +21.2 +21.1 +21.2 +21.2 +21.1 +20.9 +20.8   +21
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -29 -20 -13 -6 -4 -10 -15 -16 -19 -22 -24   -16.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.8 (+25) +12.6 (+23) +11.7 (+21) +10.2 (+18) +9.2 (+17) +7 (+13) +5.8 (+10) +6.7 (+12) +9.6 (+17) +9.3 (+17) +11.1 (+20) +12.7 (+23) +10 (+18)

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