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Locarno vs Petrolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Petrolina, Brazil is approximately 7,880 km or 4,897 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Petrolina bearing 33.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 52.4° or NE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Petrolina has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Petrolina is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.7 °C (24.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.8 °C (28.4°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1230.2 mm (48.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1230.2 l/m² (30.19 US gal/ft²) or 12,302,000 l/ha (1,315,165 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.3° lower in Locarno than in Petrolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.2°C (20.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -19 (-33) -14 (-25) -9 (-17) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -23 (-42) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -27 (-1) -55 (-2) +71 (+3) +188 (+7) +188 (+7) +194 (+8) +221 (+9) +189 (+7) +164 (+6) +102 (+4) +13 (+1) +1230 (+48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 36' -2h 13' -0h 24' +1h 32' +3h 11' +4h 02' +3h 39' +2h 13' +0h 21' -1h 35' -3h 13' -4h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.2 -53.2 -36 -12.9 +3.7 +10.1 +4 -12.7 -35.4 -52.9 -55.1 -55.5   -29.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 -3 -8 -11 -1 +2 +2 +12 +21 +22 +18 +11   +5.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.7 (-37) -21.7 (-39) -19.5 (-35) -15.7 (-28) -9.1 (-16) -3.8 (-7) -1.5 (-3) +0 (+0) -1.1 (-2) -8.1 (-15) -14.3 (-26) -18.7 (-34) -11.2 (-20)

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