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Locarno vs Perpignan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Perpignan, France is approximately 607 km or 377 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Perpignan bearing 49.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 53.2° or NE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Perpignan has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Perpignan is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3 °C (5.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1267.6 mm (49.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1267.6 l/m² (31.11 US gal/ft²) or 12,676,000 l/ha (1,355,149 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/9 as much.
  • There are 274 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 44' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° lower in Locarno than in Perpignan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.9°C (1.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) +18 (+1) +50 (+2) +97 (+4) +166 (+7) +170 (+7) +190 (+7) +193 (+8) +148 (+6) +95 (+4) +93 (+4) +43 (+2) +1268 (+50)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 54' -0h 36' -0h 21' -0h 44' -1h 07' -0h 38' -0h 56' -0h 30' -0h 48' -0h 52' -0h 54' -0h 36'   -0h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 22' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 25' +0h 22' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.4 -3.4 -3.5 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 -3.5 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 -3.5 -3.5   -3.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +2 +1 +4 +7 +10 +15 +13 +13 +10 +6 +1   +7.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.7 (-7) -3.5 (-6) -3 (-5) -1.4 (-3) +0.4 (+1) +1.6 (+3) +2.9 (+5) +1.5 (+3) +1.3 (+2) -0.5 (-1) -2.5 (-5) -4.3 (-8) -0.9 (-2)

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