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Locarno vs Sapporo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Sapporo, Japan is approximately 9,044 km or 5,620 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Sapporo bearing 328.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 213° or SSW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Sapporo has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Sapporo is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.4 °C (8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 710.4 mm (28 in) more which is equivalent to 710.4 l/m² (17.43 US gal/ft²) or 7,104,000 l/ha (759,465 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/8 as much.
  • There are 367 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 00' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° lower in Locarno than in Sapporo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -52 (-2) -31 (-1) +11 (+0) +91 (+4) +161 (+6) +132 (+5) +138 (+5) +83 (+3) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +54 (+2) -3 (0) +710 (+28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 01' +1h 27' +0h 58' +0h 20' +0h 01' +1h 34' +3h 00' +1h 54' +1h 00' -0h 13' +0h 16' +0h 44'   +1h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 23' +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3 -2.9 -3 -2.9 -3 -3.1 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.1   -3.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -11 -10 -5 -4 -12 -16 -13 -5 +1 +0 -6   -7.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.6 (+10) +5.7 (+10) +5 (+9) +4.1 (+7) +2.9 (+5) +1 (+2) -1.3 (-2) -3.1 (-6) +0.7 (+1) +2.4 (+4) +3.5 (+6) +3.8 (+7) +2.5 (+5)

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