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Locarno vs Lusaka Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Lusaka, Zambia is approximately 7,126 km or 4,428 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Lusaka bearing 345° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 338.9° or NNW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Lusaka has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Lusaka is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.3 °C (13.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 761.9 mm (30 in) more which is equivalent to 761.9 l/m² (18.7 US gal/ft²) or 7,619,000 l/ha (814,522 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/7 as much.
  • There are 550 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 29' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.9° lower in Locarno than in Lusaka.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -11 (-19) -5 (-9) +0 (+1) +4 (+6) +0 (0) -7 (-12) -14 (-26) -19 (-34) -20 (-37) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) -2 (-4) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -17 (-31) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +2 (+3) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-28) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -208 (-8) -173 (-7) -38 (-1) +105 (+4) +212 (+8) +198 (+8) +207 (+8) +225 (+9) +194 (+8) +169 (+7) +50 (+2) -178 (-7) +762 (+30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 46' +0h 19' -0h 27' -1h 38' -2h 11' -0h 30' -0h 03' -1h 19' -2h 44' -3h 52' -2h 48' -1h 56'   -1h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 55' -2h 25' -0h 26' +1h 40' +3h 28' +4h 24' +3h 59' +2h 25' +0h 22' -1h 43' -3h 31' -4h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -60.8 -50.8 -30.1 -6.9 +9.7 +16.1 +10.1 -6.6 -29.3 -51 -60.6 -61.6   -26.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -26 -20 -12 +0 +4 +28 +19 +28 +30 +9 -13   +2.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.7 (-37) -20.9 (-38) -16.5 (-30) -10.5 (-19) -1.1 (-2) +3.9 (+7) +15.5 (+28) +9.3 (+17) +5.6 (+10) -2.1 (-4) -11.4 (-21) -19 (-34) -5.7 (-10)

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