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Locarno vs Kigali Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Kigali, Rwanda is approximately 5,746 km or 3,571 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Kigali bearing 341.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 332.4° or NNW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Kigali has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Kigali is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 7.9 °C (14.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18 °C (32.4°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 812 mm (32 in) more which is equivalent to 812 l/m² (19.93 US gal/ft²) or 8,120,000 l/ha (868,082 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.7° lower in Locarno than in Kigali.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +0 (0) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -11 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -37 (-1) -13 (-1) -30 (-1) +124 (+5) +178 (+7) +198 (+8) +191 (+8) +109 (+4) +83 (+3) +25 (+1) -3 (0) +812 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 13' -1h 59' -0h 21' +1h 22' +2h 51' +3h 37' +3h 16' +1h 59' +0h 18' -1h 24' -2h 53' -3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -47.9 -47.5 -43 -20.3 -3.7 +2.7 -3.3 -20 -42.4 -47.4 -47.9 -48.1   -30.7

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