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Locarno vs San Francisco, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and San Francisco, California, Usa is approximately 9,505 km or 5,906 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from San Francisco, California bearing 31.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 143.3° or SE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas San Francisco, California has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas San Francisco, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.7 °C (19.3°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1339.6 mm (52.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1339.6 l/m² (32.88 US gal/ft²) or 13,396,000 l/ha (1,432,121 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/3 as much.
  • There are 751 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 03' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.6° lower in Locarno than in San Francisco, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (3.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +0 (0) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +-1 (-2) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -55 (-2) -18 (-1) +15 (+1) +118 (+5) +211 (+8) +195 (+8) +206 (+8) +224 (+9) +190 (+7) +154 (+6) +79 (+3) +19 (+1) +1340 (+53)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 44' -1h 20' -2h 23' -2h 56' -3h 40' -2h 58' -0h 23' -0h 29' -2h 24' -2h 40' -2h 36' -2h 05'   -2h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 50' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 44' +0h 57' +0h 51' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 45' -0h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.6 -8.6 -8.7 -8.6 -8.6 -8.5 -8.5 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.5 -8.6   -8.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -11 -7 -7 -3 -2 -7 -4 +3 +5 +0 -9   -4.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.9 (-14) -8.4 (-15) -5.2 (-9) -2.7 (-5) +0.8 (+1) +2.9 (+5) +3.5 (+6) +2.7 (+5) +1.5 (+3) -1.8 (-3) -4.5 (-8) -7 (-13) -2.2 (-4)

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