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Locarno vs Luang Prabang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Luang Prabang, Laos is approximately 8,674 km or 5,390 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Luang Prabang bearing 315° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 253.7° or WSW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Luang Prabang has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Luang Prabang is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.8 °C (21.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 397.1 mm (15.6 in) more which is equivalent to 397.1 l/m² (9.75 US gal/ft²) or 3,971,000 l/ha (424,526 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • There are 403 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 05' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.4° lower in Locarno than in Luang Prabang.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.2°C (27.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -19 (-35) -15 (-27) -9 (-17) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -19 (-33) -20 (-37) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -16 (-30) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +44 (+2) +63 (+2) +45 (+2) +69 (+3) -60 (-2) -21 (-1) -64 (-3) +22 (+1) +59 (+2) +112 (+4) +87 (+3) +397 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 46' -0h 31' +0h 03' +1h 58' +1h 54' +3h 24' +5h 07' +4h 23' +0h 46' -1h 52' -1h 00' -0h 19'   +1h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 04' -1h 15' -0h 13' +0h 52' +1h 49' +2h 19' +2h 06' +1h 15' +0h 11' -0h 53' -1h 50' -2h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.1 -26.1 -26.1 -26.1 -25 -19.1 -24.2 -26.3 -26.3 -26.2 -26.3 -26.3   -25.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -17 -15 -17 -18 -22 -25 -24 -18 -16 -16 -20   -18.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.8 (-34) -19.7 (-35) -19 (-34) -18.1 (-33) -15.1 (-27) -12.1 (-22) -9.7 (-17) -10.1 (-18) -10.9 (-20) -14.6 (-26) -16.6 (-30) -17.7 (-32) -15.2 (-27)

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