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Locarno vs Ottawa, Ontario Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is approximately 6,224 km or 3,868 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Ottawa, Ontario bearing 56.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 122.4° or ESE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Ottawa, Ontario has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Ottawa, Ontario is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.6 °C (11.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 970.5 mm (38.2 in) more which is equivalent to 970.5 l/m² (23.82 US gal/ft²) or 9,705,000 l/ha (1,037,529 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • There are 297 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 49' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° lower in Locarno than in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (12°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+21) +12 (+21) +9 (+17) +4 (+8) +0 (+1) +-1 (-1) +0 (-1) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +5 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) +13 (+1) +36 (+1) +88 (+3) +139 (+5) +114 (+4) +121 (+5) +137 (+5) +111 (+4) +110 (+4) +71 (+3) +24 (+1) +971 (+38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 13' +1h 31' +1h 32' +1h 22' -0h 30' +0h 04' +0h 03' +0h 11' +1h 00' +0h 46' +1h 24' +1h 11'   +0h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.9 -0.9 -1 -0.9 -0.9 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.7 -0.8 -0.8 -0.9   -0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -14 -8 +3 +10 +7 +9 +11 +10 +8 -2 -10   +1.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11.1 (+20) +10.3 (+19) +7.8 (+14) +6.1 (+11) +5.3 (+10) +3.5 (+6) +4 (+7) +4.7 (+8) +6.4 (+12) +6.2 (+11) +5.5 (+10) +8.8 (+16) +6.6 (+12)

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