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Locarno vs Mafraq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Mafraq, Jordan is approximately 2,793 km or 1,736 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Mafraq bearing 311.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 293.6° or WNW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Mafraq has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Mafraq is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1690 mm (66.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1690 l/m² (41.48 US gal/ft²) or 16,900,000 l/ha (1,806,722 US gal/ac) more. About 12 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1149 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 3h 08' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.8° lower in Locarno than in Mafraq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +20 (+1) +30 (+1) +72 (+3) +144 (+6) +213 (+8) +198 (+8) +207 (+8) +225 (+9) +195 (+8) +182 (+7) +136 (+5) +68 (+3) +1690 (+67)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 42' -1h 46' -2h 07' -2h 04' -4h 27' -3h 46' -3h 34' -3h 38' -3h 32' -4h 09' -4h 18' -2h 32'   -3h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 15' -0h 45' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 06' +1h 25' +1h 16' +0h 45' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 07' -1h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.7 -13.7 -13.8 -13.7 -13.7 -13.8 -13.8 -13.8 -13.8 -13.8 -13.8 -13.8   -13.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -13 -1 +6 +20 +23 +17 +14 +14 +19 +11 +0   +8.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6 (-11) -6.2 (-11) -3.5 (-6) -1.8 (-3) +1.5 (+3) +4 (+7) +3.6 (+6) +0.9 (+2) +0.2 (+0) -0.9 (-2) -3.1 (-6) -5 (-9) -1.4 (-3)

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