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Locarno vs San Salvador Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and San Salvador, El Salvador is approximately 9,516 km or 5,914 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from San Salvador bearing 43.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 105.2° or ESE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas San Salvador has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas San Salvador is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 10.2 °C (18.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 64 mm (2.5 in) more which is equivalent to 64 l/m² (1.57 US gal/ft²) or 640,000 l/ha (68,420 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 671 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 50' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.5° lower in Locarno than in San Salvador.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -14 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +60 (+2) +85 (+3) +93 (+4) +26 (+1) -124 (-5) -97 (-4) -72 (-3) -130 (-5) -35 (-1) +117 (+5) +90 (+4) +64 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 29' -4h 23' -3h 25' -1h 08' -0h 11' +2h 36' +1h 25' +0h 05' +0h 46' -1h 40' -4h 54' -5h 48'   -1h 50'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 24' -1h 28' -0h 16' +1h 01' +2h 07' +2h 42' +2h 27' +1h 28' +0h 13' -1h 03' -2h 09' -2h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.4 -32.4 -32.5 -32.5 -19.3 -13 -19 -32.2 -32.2 -32.1 -32.3 -32.5   -28.5

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