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Locarno vs Shannon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Shannon, Ireland is approximately 1,469 km or 913 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Shannon bearing 112.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 126.1° or SE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Shannon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Shannon is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.5 °C (17.1°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 913 mm (35.9 in) more which is equivalent to 913 l/m² (22.41 US gal/ft²) or 9,130,000 l/ha (976,058 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 900 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 27' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.5° higher in Locarno than in Shannon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +0 (-1) -3 (-5) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+3) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -8 (0) +22 (+1) +97 (+4) +156 (+6) +135 (+5) +150 (+6) +143 (+6) +113 (+4) +92 (+4) +57 (+2) -2 (0) +913 (+36)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 23' +2h 49' +2h 42' +1h 50' +0h 17' +2h 22' +4h 13' +3h 17' +3h 04' +2h 21' +1h 56' +2h 17'   +2h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 53' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 21' -0h 46' -1h 01' -0h 54' -0h 31' -0h 04' +0h 21' +0h 46' +1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.5 +6.5 +6.5 +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.5 +6.6 +6.6 +6.5 +6.5 +6.5   +6.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27 -31 -28 -23 -16 -17 -20 -20 -17 -19 -23 -25   -22.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.9 (-12) -6.5 (-12) -4.5 (-8) -1.6 (-3) +1.3 (+2) +2.2 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +1.8 (+3) +2 (+4) -1.7 (-3) -3.7 (-7) -6.7 (-12) -1.8 (-3)

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