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Locarno vs Massawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Massawa, Eritrea is approximately 4,426 km or 2,751 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Massawa bearing 326.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 310° or NW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 16.3 °C (29.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.5 °C (17.1°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1656.7 mm (65.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1656.7 l/m² (40.66 US gal/ft²) or 16,567,000 l/ha (1,771,122 US gal/ac) more. About 10 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.7° lower in Locarno than in Massawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.8°C (28.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -20 (-35) -23 (-42) -25 (-44) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +21 (+1) +41 (+2) +83 (+3) +149 (+6) +208 (+8) +198 (+8) +199 (+8) +217 (+9) +192 (+8) +163 (+6) +128 (+5) +58 (+2) +1657 (+65)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 18' -1h 24' -0h 15' +0h 58' +2h 02' +2h 35' +2h 20' +1h 24' +0h 13' -1h 00' -2h 03' -2h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.4 -30.4 -30.5 -30.5 -21.2 -14.9 -20.7 -30.5 -30.5 -30.4 -30.5 -30.6   -27.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12.3 -15.3 -14.3 -11.5 -2 +9.2 +9 +9.4 +8.2 +3.4 -1.1 -9.5   -2.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.7 (-41) -21.9 (-39) -20.3 (-37) -17.8 (-32) -13.7 (-25) -9.7 (-17) -8.4 (-15) -9.2 (-17) -10.4 (-19) -14.9 (-27) -18.4 (-33) -22 (-40) -15.8 (-28)

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