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Locarno vs Seattle, Washington Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Seattle, Washington, Usa is approximately 8,559 km or 5,319 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Seattle, Washington bearing 32.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 148.6° or SSE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Seattle, Washington has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Seattle, Washington is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 874.6 mm (34.4 in) more which is equivalent to 874.6 l/m² (21.46 US gal/ft²) or 8,746,000 l/ha (935,005 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 242 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 40' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Locarno than in Seattle, Washington.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.1°C (0.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +-1 (-1) -2 (-3) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -80 (-3) -39 (-2) -3 (0) +89 (+4) +169 (+7) +158 (+6) +185 (+7) +194 (+8) +146 (+6) +102 (+4) +9 (+0) -55 (-2) +875 (+34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 13' +1h 50' +0h 48' +0h 06' -0h 42' +0h 38' -1h 01' +0h 17' +0h 14' +0h 44' +1h 10' +1h 44'   +0h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 11' -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.4 +1.3 +1.3 +1.4 +1.4 +1.5 +1.5 +1.6 +1.6 +1.6 +1.5 +1.4   +1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -15 -10 -2 +3 +2 +1 -2 -1 -7 -12 -16   -6.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.5 (-8) -5 (-9) -2.3 (-4) +1.2 (+2) +3.2 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +4.1 (+7) +2.1 (+4) +2.7 (+5) -0.3 (-1) -2.2 (-4) -4 (-7) -0.1 (0)

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