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Locarno vs Nouakchott Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Nouakchott, Mauritania is approximately 3,863 km or 2,400 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Nouakchott bearing 30.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 44.4° or NE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.1 °C (23.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1683 mm (66.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1683 l/m² (41.3 US gal/ft²) or 16,830,000 l/ha (1,799,239 US gal/ac) more. About 11 7/8 as much.
  • There are 965 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 38' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.4° lower in Locarno than in Nouakchott.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.4°C (9.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +63 (+2) +93 (+4) +152 (+6) +215 (+8) +197 (+8) +189 (+7) +144 (+6) +157 (+6) +175 (+7) +147 (+6) +97 (+4) +1683 (+66)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 34' -3h 23' -3h 32' -3h 38' -3h 05' -1h 06' +0h 19' -0h 07' -1h 32' -3h 09' -4h 36' -4h 19'   -2h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 10' -1h 19' -0h 14' +0h 54' +1h 54' +2h 26' +2h 12' +1h 19' +0h 12' -0h 56' -1h 56' -2h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28 -27.9 -28.1 -28 -23.6 -17.4 -23 -28 -27.9 -27.9 -28 -28.1   -26.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +33 +30 +29 +27 +28 +15 -1 -4 +10 +29 +33 +31   +21.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6 (-11) -5.9 (-11) -5.3 (-10) -3.4 (-6) -1.7 (-3) -3.3 (-6) -5.4 (-10) -7.2 (-13) -7 (-13) -6.3 (-11) -6.4 (-12) -6.7 (-12) -5.4 (-10)

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