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Locarno vs Pyongyang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Pyongyang, North Korea is approximately 8,657 km or 5,379 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Pyongyang bearing 320.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 225.1° or SW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Pyongyang has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Pyongyang is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.1 °C (5.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 839.6 mm (33.1 in) more which is equivalent to 839.6 l/m² (20.61 US gal/ft²) or 8,396,000 l/ha (897,588 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • There are 401 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 06' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° lower in Locarno than in Pyongyang.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +-1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) +-3 (-5) +-3 (-5) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +1 (+3) +4 (+8) +8 (+15) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +5 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +51 (+2) +65 (+3) +100 (+4) +154 (+6) +107 (+4) -75 (-3) -23 (-1) +86 (+3) +143 (+6) +115 (+5) +76 (+3) +840 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 15' -1h 54' -1h 36' -1h 22' -1h 40' -0h 18' +2h 21' +1h 30' -1h 04' -2h 42' -2h 04' -2h 09'   -1h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 43' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 37' +0h 49' +0h 43' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 38' -0h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7.1 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2   -7.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -10 -7 -4 -3 -8 -18 -15 -6 -3 -5 -9   -8.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.4 (+15) +6.2 (+11) +3.8 (+7) +1.1 (+2) -0.7 (-1) -2.5 (-5) -5.6 (-10) -6.1 (-11) -1 (-2) +0.8 (+1) +3 (+5) +6.1 (+11) +1.1 (+2)

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