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Locarno vs Lyon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Lyon, France is approximately 305 km or 190 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Lyon bearing 79.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 82.2° or E .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Lyon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Lyon is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.2 °C (2.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1015.5 mm (40 in) more which is equivalent to 1015.5 l/m² (24.92 US gal/ft²) or 10,155,000 l/ha (1,085,637 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/4 as much.
  • There are 268 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 44' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Locarno than in Lyon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +0 (0) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (0) +-1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +9 (+0) +30 (+1) +85 (+3) +130 (+5) +121 (+5) +146 (+6) +148 (+6) +120 (+5) +106 (+4) +81 (+3) +38 (+1) +1016 (+40)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 11' +1h 56' +0h 23' +0h 14' -0h 48' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 11' +0h 10' +0h 50' +1h 50' +2h 07'   +0h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.4 -0.4 -0.5 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.5 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.5 -0.5   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -22 -15 -10 -6 -5 -2 -2 -7 -13 -18 -22   -12.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.9 (-5) -3 (-5) -3.2 (-6) -1.3 (-2) +0.1 (+0) +0.2 (+0) +1 (+2) +0.9 (+2) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2.3 (-4) -2.8 (-5) -1.2 (-2)

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