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Locarno vs Mahajanga/ Majunga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Mahajanga/ Majunga, Madagascar is approximately 7,837 km or 4,870 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Mahajanga/ Majunga bearing 333.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 321.5° or NW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.7 °C (24.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16 °C (28.8°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 354 mm (13.9 in) more which is equivalent to 354 l/m² (8.69 US gal/ft²) or 3,540,000 l/ha (378,449 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1017 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 46' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.8° lower in Locarno than in Mahajanga/ Majunga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10°C (17.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -6 (-12) -10 (-18) -17 (-30) -22 (-40) -25 (-46) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -15 (-28) -10 (-18) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -6 (-12) -14 (-25) -20 (-35) -23 (-42) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-33) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -4 (-6) -12 (-22) -18 (-32) -22 (-39) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -346 (-14) -323 (-13) -103 (-4) +83 (+3) +207 (+8) +197 (+8) +205 (+8) +222 (+9) +193 (+8) +165 (+7) +34 (+1) -181 (-7) +354 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 54' -1h 01' -1h 07' -2h 56' -3h 13' -1h 30' -0h 38' -1h 50' -3h 50' -5h 42' -5h 50' -3h 46'   -2h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 56' -2h 26' -0h 26' +1h 40' +3h 29' +4h 25' +4h 00' +2h 26' +0h 23' -1h 44' -3h 32' -4h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -61 -50.6 -29.9 -6.7 +10 +16.4 +10.3 -6.3 -29.1 -50.8 -60.8 -61.8   -26.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -12 -5 +4 +15 +17 +18 +25 +28 +25 +11 -1   +10
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23.7 (-43) -24 (-43) -19.6 (-35) -13.4 (-24) -5.2 (-9) +0.5 (+1) +3.7 (+7) +4.5 (+8) +2 (+4) -6.2 (-11) -15.9 (-29) -22.2 (-40) -10 (-18)

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