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Locarno vs Nuuk/ Godthåb Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland is approximately 4,126 km or 2,564 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 89.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 141° or SE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The average temperature is 14 °C (25.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1084 mm (42.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1084 l/m² (26.6 US gal/ft²) or 10,840,000 l/ha (1,158,868 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.9° higher in Locarno than in Nuuk/ Godthåb.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10°C (18°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +16 (+28) +16 (+28) +16 (+28) +15 (+28) +15 (+28) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +14 (+26) +11 (+20) +9 (+17) +14 (+25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+19) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +15 (+28) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +15 (+28) +16 (+28) +14 (+24) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +14 (+26) +14 (+26) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +17 (+1) +16 (+1) +43 (+2) +107 (+4) +161 (+6) +136 (+5) +125 (+5) +136 (+5) +107 (+4) +115 (+5) +78 (+3) +43 (+2) +1084 (+43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 52' +2h 02' +0h 21' -1h 21' -3h 13' -4h 42' -3h 57' -2h 03' -0h 18' +1h 24' +3h 16' +4h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +18 +18 +18 +18 +18.1 +18.1 +18 +17.9 +17.7   +17.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -19 -22 -22 -21 -21 -25 -22 -14 -8 -8 -12   -17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.4 (+13) +8.2 (+15) +10.9 (+20) +10.6 (+19) +10.6 (+19) +11.3 (+20) +10.4 (+19) +10.5 (+19) +12.3 (+22) +11.3 (+20) +9.3 (+17) +7.5 (+14) +10 (+18)

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