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Locarno vs Grytviken Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Grytviken, South Georgia is approximately 11,957 km or 7,430 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Grytviken bearing 31.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 25.8° or NNE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Both are in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 11 °C (19.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.5 °C (22.5°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 445 mm (17.5 in) more which is equivalent to 445 l/m² (10.92 US gal/ft²) or 4,450,000 l/ha (475,735 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1004 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 2h 44' more per day or about 1 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.7° higher in Locarno than in Grytviken.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.7°C (15.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Locarno relative to Grytviken. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Grytviken 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 (-4) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +16 (+29) +22 (+40) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +18 (+32) +11 (+20) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +22 (+40) +25 (+44) +24 (+42) +19 (+34) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) 0 (0) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +19 (+34) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -41 (-2) -51 (-2) -44 (-2) +16 (+1) +72 (+3) +65 (+3) +65 (+3) +90 (+4) +101 (+4) +103 (+4) +59 (+2) +10 (+0) +445 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 40' -0h 14' +1h 58' +4h 46' +5h 48' +8h 00' +8h 25' +6h 00' +2h 40' -0h 23' -1h 48' -1h 42'   +2h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 24' -4h 31' -0h 49' +3h 06' +6h 31' +8h 20' +7h 31' +4h 31' +0h 42' -3h 12' -6h 36' -8h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.5 -12.8 +8.7 +32 +48.6 +54.9 +48.8 +32.1 +9.3 -13.4 -31.8 -38.8   +8.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -9 -10 -11 -11 -12 -12 -8 -3 +0 -1 -6   -7.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.2 (-6) -2.1 (-4) +0.7 (+1) +6.8 (+12) +12.6 (+23) +18.1 (+33) +20.5 (+37) +20.3 (+37) +17.1 (+31) +10.3 (+19) +4.4 (+8) -1 (-2) +8.7 (+16)

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