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Locarno vs Madrid Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Madrid, Spain is approximately 1,184 km or 736 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Madrid bearing 53.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 62.1° or ENE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Madrid has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Madrid is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1428.1 mm (56.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1428.1 l/m² (35.05 US gal/ft²) or 14,281,000 l/ha (1,526,734 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/2 as much.
  • There are 624 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 42' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.7° lower in Locarno than in Madrid.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) +-4 (-7) +-4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +19 (+1) +63 (+2) +108 (+4) +177 (+7) +172 (+7) +198 (+8) +216 (+8) +167 (+7) +147 (+6) +93 (+4) +53 (+2) +1428 (+56)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 50' -0h 57' -0h 54' -1h 36' -2h 29' -2h 44' -3h 21' -2h 58' -1h 48' -1h 27' -0h 42' -0h 38'   -1h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 35' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 31' +0h 40' +0h 36' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 31' -0h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5.6 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7   -5.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -9 -6 +1 +6 +12 +20 +21 +13 +2 -7 -14   +2.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.6 (-8) -4 (-7) -2.6 (-5) +0.6 (+1) +2 (+4) +2.8 (+5) +4.3 (+8) +3.8 (+7) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -2.2 (-4) -4.2 (-8) -0.3 (-1)

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