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Locarno vs Madang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Madang, Papua New Guinea is approximately 13,870 km or 8,619 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Madang bearing 324.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 235.8° or SW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Madang has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Madang is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14 °C (25.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.5 °C (33.3°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1600 mm (63 in) less which is equivalent to 1600 l/m² (39.27 US gal/ft²) or 16,000,000 l/ha (1,710,506 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 118 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 19' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.3° lower in Locarno than in Madang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -334 (-13) -247 (-10) -270 (-11) -286 (-11) -103 (-4) -4 (0) +74 (+3) +137 (+5) +69 (+3) -104 (-4) -242 (-10) -290 (-11) -1600 (-63)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 58' +0h 12' +1h 07' +3h 06' +0h 15' +1h 38' +2h 34' +1h 29' -0h 08' -1h 23' -2h 14' -1h 46'   +0h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 23' -2h 05' -0h 22' +1h 26' +2h 59' +3h 48' +3h 26' +2h 05' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 02' -3h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -51 -50.3 -40.2 -17.2 -0.5 +5.9 +0 -16.7 -39.3 -50.4 -51.2 -51.4   -30.3

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