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Locarno vs Palermo, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Palermo, Sicily, Italy is approximately 968 km or 602 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Palermo, Sicily bearing 339° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 336° or NNW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Palermo, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.3 °C (9.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1100 mm (43.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1100 l/m² (27 US gal/ft²) or 11,000,000 l/ha (1,175,973 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.1° lower in Locarno than in Palermo, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6°C (10.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -21 (-1) +23 (+1) +87 (+3) +182 (+7) +182 (+7) +199 (+8) +211 (+8) +158 (+6) +87 (+3) +53 (+2) -18 (-1) +1100 (+43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 48' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 42' +0h 54' +0h 48' +0h 29' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 42' -0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8 -8 -8.1 -8 -8 -8 -8.1 -8 -8 -8 -8.1 -8.1   -8.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -12 -9 -9 -4 -2 -1 +2 +2 -1 -5 -11   -5.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.6 (-15) -8 (-14) -6.7 (-12) -5.9 (-11) -3.7 (-7) -3.4 (-6) -2.6 (-5) -2.9 (-5) -3.8 (-7) -6.9 (-12) -9.6 (-17) -10.1 (-18) -6 (-11)

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