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Locarno vs Mazar-E-Sharif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan is approximately 4,865 km or 3,023 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Mazar-E-Sharif bearing 301.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 260.8° or W .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Mazar-E-Sharif has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Mazar-E-Sharif is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.7 °C (8.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1653.6 mm (65.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1653.6 l/m² (40.58 US gal/ft²) or 16,536,000 l/ha (1,767,808 US gal/ac) more. About 9 7/8 as much.
  • There are 491 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 19' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.5° lower in Locarno than in Mazar-E-Sharif.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +27 (+1) +28 (+1) +49 (+2) +125 (+5) +205 (+8) +198 (+8) +207 (+8) +225 (+9) +195 (+8) +181 (+7) +139 (+5) +75 (+3) +1654 (+65)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 05' +0h 55' +1h 32' +0h 52' -3h 07' -3h 30' -2h 23' -2h 13' -2h 44' -2h 46' -1h 38' -1h 01'   -1h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 55' -0h 33' -0h 06' +0h 22' +0h 48' +1h 02' +0h 56' +0h 33' +0h 05' -0h 23' -0h 49' -1h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.4 -9.4 -9.4 -9.4 -9.4 -9.4 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5   -9.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -17 -13 -5 +19 +36 +37 +41 +41 +29 +6 -10   +12.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.2 (-4) -3.7 (-7) -5.5 (-10) -6.8 (-12) -2.5 (-5) +3.8 (+7) +4.3 (+8) +7.4 (+13) +8.9 (+16) +4.3 (+8) +0.3 (+1) -2.7 (-5) +0.5 (+1)

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