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Locarno vs Nome, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Nome, Alaska, Usa is approximately 7,698 km or 4,784 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Nome, Alaska bearing 4.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 177.4° or S .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Nome, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Nome, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 15.8 °C (28.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1462.2 mm (57.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1462.2 l/m² (35.89 US gal/ft²) or 14,622,000 l/ha (1,563,189 US gal/ac) more. About 4 7/8 as much.
  • There are 402 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 05' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.2° higher in Locarno than in Nome, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.8°C (21.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +18 (+32) +19 (+34) +19 (+33) +13 (+24) +11 (+21) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +15 (+28) +15 (+28) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +11 (+21) +13 (+24) +15 (+27) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +21 (+39) +15 (+26) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +14 (+24) +15 (+28) +19 (+33) +20 (+36) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +48 (+2) +79 (+3) +136 (+5) +200 (+8) +170 (+7) +152 (+6) +156 (+6) +133 (+5) +151 (+6) +126 (+5) +76 (+3) +1462 (+58)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 54' +1h 33' -0h 09' -0h 34' -2h 17' -1h 30' +2h 32' +3h 40' +2h 02' +1h 52' +1h 46' +2h 19'   +1h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 01' +2h 07' +0h 21' -1h 24' -3h 20' -4h 55' -4h 07' -2h 07' -0h 18' +1h 27' +3h 24' +4h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.1 +18.1 +18.1 +18.2 +18.3 +18.4 +18.4 +18.5 +18.5 +18.4 +18.3 +18.1   +18.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -19 -22 -23 -16 -17 -24 -21 -14 -11 -13 -13   -17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.7 (+25) +15.8 (+28) +15.8 (+28) +14.5 (+26) +10.1 (+18) +8.2 (+15) +6.3 (+11) +6.7 (+12) +10.1 (+18) +12.4 (+22) +13.8 (+25) +14.7 (+26) +11.8 (+21)

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