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Locarno vs Portland, Maine Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Portland, Maine, Usa is approximately 5,969 km or 3,709 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Portland, Maine bearing 57.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 118.1° or ESE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Portland, Maine has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Portland, Maine is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 713.7 mm (28.1 in) more which is equivalent to 713.7 l/m² (17.52 US gal/ft²) or 7,137,000 l/ha (762,993 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/8 as much.
  • There are 306 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 49' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Locarno than in Portland, Maine.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.5°C (9.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +0 (0) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -22 (-1) 0 (0) +49 (+2) +124 (+5) +111 (+4) +129 (+5) +152 (+6) +117 (+5) +86 (+3) +21 (+1) -19 (-1) +714 (+28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 27' -0h 23' -0h 25' -0h 04' -1h 32' -1h 10' -1h 01' -1h 00' -1h 04' -1h 23' -0h 32' -0h 56'   -0h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 16' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 14' +0h 18' +0h 16' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 14' -0h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.5 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.5 -2.6   -2.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -1 -1 +1 +5 +2 +2 +5 +8 +10 +4 +3   +3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.5 (+15) +8.2 (+15) +6.1 (+11) +5.4 (+10) +5.2 (+9) +3.4 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +3 (+5) +5.6 (+10) +5.9 (+11) +4.7 (+8) +7 (+13) +5.5 (+10)

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