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Locarno vs Shanghai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Shanghai, China is approximately 9,074 km or 5,638 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Shanghai bearing 319.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 232.9° or SW .
  • Both have a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Shanghai is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.2 °C (5.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 729 mm (28.7 in) more which is equivalent to 729 l/m² (17.89 US gal/ft²) or 7,290,000 l/ha (779,349 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 412 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 08' more per day or about 1 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15° lower in Locarno than in Shanghai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.4°C (11.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +17 (+1) +4 (+0) +12 (+0) +51 (+2) +102 (+4) +46 (+2) +79 (+3) +92 (+4) +39 (+2) +125 (+5) +101 (+4) +62 (+2) +729 (+29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 15' +1h 41' +1h 40' +2h 12' +1h 27' +3h 40' +2h 15' +0h 54' +1h 30' -0h 29' -0h 42' -0h 46'   +1h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 20' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 10' +1h 30' +1h 21' +0h 48' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 11' -1h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.8 -14.8 -14.8 -14.8 -14.8 -14.9 -15 -15 -15 -15 -15 -15   -15
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -19 -20 -20 -17 -21 -22 -19 -14 -9 -10 -12   -16.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3 (-5) -3.6 (-6) -4.6 (-8) -6.4 (-12) -6.7 (-12) -7.8 (-14) -9.9 (-18) -10.1 (-18) -7.3 (-13) -6.9 (-12) -6.2 (-11) -4.1 (-7) -6.4 (-12)

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