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Locarno vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 1,622 km or 1,008 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 146° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 155.4° or SSE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.5 °C (8.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 892 mm (35.1 in) more which is equivalent to 892 l/m² (21.89 US gal/ft²) or 8,920,000 l/ha (953,607 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 1082 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 57' more per day or about 1 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.7° higher in Locarno than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -49 (-2) -16 (-1) +28 (+1) +102 (+4) +170 (+7) +152 (+6) +136 (+5) +150 (+6) +117 (+5) +72 (+3) +45 (+2) -15 (-1) +892 (+35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 07' +3h 17' +2h 52' +1h 58' +1h 27' +2h 44' +4h 46' +4h 13' +2h 58' +2h 34' +2h 40' +2h 52'   +2h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 08' +1h 12' +0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 49' -2h 29' -2h 10' -1h 12' -0h 10' +0h 50' +1h 51' +2h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.8 +12.7 +12.7 +12.8 +12.8 +12.8 +12.7 +12.8 +12.8 +12.7 +12.7 +12.7   +12.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -22 -21 -16 -15 -14 -17 -17 -12 -14 -18 -21   -17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.5 (-8) -3.5 (-6) -1.3 (-2) +1.8 (+3) +3.6 (+6) +5.6 (+10) +5.5 (+10) +4.6 (+8) +4.8 (+9) +1.3 (+2) -1.8 (-3) -4.6 (-8) +1 (+2)

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