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Locarno vs Niamey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Niamey, Niger is approximately 3,688 km or 2,292 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Niamey bearing 8.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 11.9° or NNE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.7 °C (30°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1299.2 mm (51.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1299.2 l/m² (31.89 US gal/ft²) or 12,992,000 l/ha (1,388,931 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/5 as much.
  • There are 796 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 11' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.6° lower in Locarno than in Niamey.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.4°C (4.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -29 (-52) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -21 (-38) -14 (-26) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -22 (-39) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -10 (-18) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -14 (-26) -14 (-24) -15 (-26) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +63 (+2) +89 (+4) +147 (+6) +181 (+7) +129 (+5) +53 (+2) +54 (+2) +103 (+4) +175 (+7) +151 (+6) +97 (+4) +1299 (+51)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 48' -3h 55' -2h 27' -1h 24' -1h 23' +0h 02' +1h 27' +1h 50' -0h 50' -4h 03' -5h 30' -5h 13'   -2h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 25' -1h 29' -0h 16' +1h 01' +2h 08' +2h 43' +2h 27' +1h 29' +0h 13' -1h 03' -2h 10' -2h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.6 -32.5 -32.6 -32.6 -19.1 -12.7 -18.7 -32.5 -32.5 -32.5 -32.6 -32.7   -28.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +52 +48 +48 +41 +28 +19 +6 -3 +9 +30 +51 +51   +31.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.3 (+6) +1.7 (+3) +3.1 (+6) -2 (-4) -7.4 (-13) -5.1 (-9) -4.4 (-8) -6.8 (-12) -7.3 (-13) -7.9 (-14) +1.9 (+3) +2.1 (+4) -2.4 (-4)

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