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Locarno vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 16,364 km or 10,168 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 208.8° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 351.6° or N .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The mean annual temperature is 29.9 °C (53.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1627 mm (64.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1627 l/m² (39.93 US gal/ft²) or 16,270,000 l/ha (1,739,371 US gal/ac) more. About 8 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.2° higher in Locarno than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +13 (+24) +25 (+46) +33 (+59) +39 (+71) +43 (+77) +48 (+87) +49 (+88) +45 (+80) +32 (+58) +18 (+32) +8 (+14) +30 (+54)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +40 (+2) +34 (+1) +78 (+3) +135 (+5) +195 (+8) +170 (+7) +190 (+7) +212 (+8) +185 (+7) +165 (+6) +140 (+6) +83 (+3) +1627 (+64)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -15h 07' -12h 31' -2h 00' +8h 41' +14h 45' +15h 30' +15h 10' +12h 23' +1h 43' -8h 59' -14h 47' -15h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.1 +10.5 +32 +55 +72 +78.6 +72.5 +55.5 +33.1 +10.2 -8.2 -15.2   +32.2

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