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Locarno vs Richmond, Virginia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Richmond, Virginia, Usa is approximately 6,848 km or 4,255 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Richmond, Virginia bearing 51.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 115.8° or ESE .
  • Both have a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Richmond, Virginia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.8 °C (3.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 720 mm (28.3 in) more which is equivalent to 720 l/m² (17.67 US gal/ft²) or 7,200,000 l/ha (769,728 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 410 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 07' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.7° lower in Locarno than in Richmond, Virginia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) +-3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -11 (0) +7 (+0) +74 (+3) +122 (+5) +104 (+4) +65 (+3) +85 (+3) +101 (+4) +109 (+4) +76 (+3) +21 (+1) +720 (+28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 34' -0h 23' -0h 50' -1h 22' -2h 05' -1h 48' -0h 52' -0h 23' -0h 52' -1h 19' -1h 36' -1h 19'   -1h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 51' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 44' +0h 58' +0h 52' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 45' -0h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.7 -8.7 -8.8 -8.7 -8.7 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.5 -8.5 -8.6 -8.7   -8.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +6 +8 +11 +12 +10 +6 +7 +13 +16 +15 +8   +9.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.3 (+1) +1.7 (+3) +1.4 (+3) +0.6 (+1) -0.1 (0) -0.7 (-1) -1.2 (-2) -1.1 (-2) +0.8 (+1) +2.4 (+4) +2.1 (+4) +1.2 (+2) +0.6 (+1)

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