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Locarno vs Marrakech Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Marrakech, Morocco is approximately 2,170 km or 1,348 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Marrakech bearing 37° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 47.7° or NE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Marrakech has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Marrakech is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7 °C (12.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1558.7 mm (61.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1558.7 l/m² (38.25 US gal/ft²) or 15,587,000 l/ha (1,666,354 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/2 as much.
  • There are 860 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 21' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.6° lower in Locarno than in Marrakech.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.9°C (10.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) +25 (+1) +55 (+2) +114 (+4) +192 (+8) +194 (+8) +206 (+8) +222 (+9) +189 (+7) +161 (+6) +111 (+4) +66 (+3) +1559 (+61)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 52' -1h 52' -1h 50' -1h 34' -2h 29' -2h 08' -2h 11' -2h 09' -2h 34' -2h 42' -2h 46' -3h 01'   -2h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 18' -0h 47' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 09' +1h 29' +1h 20' +0h 47' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 10' -1h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.5 -14.5 -14.6 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5 -14.6   -14.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -7 -5 -3 +6 +8 +14 +17 +14 -17 +3 -4   +1.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.9 (-18) -10.1 (-18) -8.5 (-15) -5.8 (-10) -2.8 (-5) -1.5 (-3) -1.3 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -2.4 (-4) -11.2 (-20) -7.2 (-13) -8.8 (-16) -5.9 (-11)

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