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Locarno vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 2,685 km or 1,668 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 134.8° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 155.8° or SSE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1108.1 mm (43.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1108.1 l/m² (27.2 US gal/ft²) or 11,081,000 l/ha (1,184,632 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1291 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 3h 32' more per day or about 2 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.1° higher in Locarno than in Raufarhöfn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+12) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +14 (+24) +15 (+26) +14 (+24) +14 (+25) +10 (+19) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -20 (-1) +6 (+0) +27 (+1) +106 (+4) +188 (+7) +159 (+6) +159 (+6) +167 (+7) +123 (+5) +99 (+4) +72 (+3) +22 (+1) +1108 (+44)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 50' +4h 00' +3h 03' +3h 02' +1h 54' +2h 30' +4h 13' +5h 17' +3h 58' +3h 25' +3h 30' +3h 40'   +3h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 12' +2h 33' +0h 25' -1h 40' -4h 10' -6h 58' -5h 21' -2h 34' -0h 22' +1h 44' +4h 14' +6h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.1 +20.2 +20.2 +20.3 +20.3 +20.3 +20.2 +20.3 +20.3 +20.2 +20 +19.8   +20.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -18.6 -19.4 -20.9 -20.7 -22.6 -26.2 -23.4 -18 -15.5 -13.2 -14.2   -19
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.2 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +5.6 (+10) +7.1 (+13) +8.6 (+15) +8.5 (+15) +8.7 (+16) +8.4 (+15) +9.9 (+18) +7.3 (+13) +5.6 (+10) +3.1 (+6) +6.5 (+12)

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