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Locarno vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 14,342 km or 8,912 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 323.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 237.4° or WSW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.4 °C (25.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 690 mm (27.2 in) more which is equivalent to 690 l/m² (16.93 US gal/ft²) or 6,900,000 l/ha (737,656 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • There are 203 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 33' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.2° lower in Locarno than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.5°C (29.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -94 (-4) -131 (-5) -77 (-3) -20 (-1) +167 (+7) +167 (+7) +195 (+8) +188 (+7) +142 (+6) +165 (+6) +55 (+2) -67 (-3) +690 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 23' +0h 06' +0h 03' -0h 26' -0h 17' +1h 12' +2h 19' +1h 00' +0h 04' -1h 46' -4h 18' -3h 13'   -0h 33'
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 14' -4h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.2 -53.1 -36.1 -13 +3.7 +10.2 +4.2 -12.5 -35.2 -53 -55.2 -55.6   -29.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -18 -19 -22 -23 -15 -14 -9 -4 -6 -5 -9   -13
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.2 (-47) -25.1 (-45) -22.3 (-40) -19.3 (-35) -15.5 (-28) -9.2 (-17) -6.5 (-12) -6.4 (-12) -8.5 (-15) -14.7 (-26) -20.2 (-36) -24.6 (-44) -16.5 (-30)

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