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Locarno vs Isfjord Radio, Svalbard Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Isfjord Radio, Svalbard, Norway is approximately 3,553 km or 2,208 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Isfjord Radio, Svalbard bearing 186.3° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 181.9° or S .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Isfjord Radio, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Isfjord Radio, Svalbard is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.5 °C (29.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1503 mm (59.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1503 l/m² (36.89 US gal/ft²) or 15,030,000 l/ha (1,606,807 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1184 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 3h 15' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.8° higher in Locarno than in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.3°C (22.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +17 (+31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +21 (+37) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +14 (+24) +12 (+22) +17 (+30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +30 (+1) +38 (+1) +69 (+3) +138 (+5) +196 (+8) +179 (+7) +182 (+7) +185 (+7) +159 (+6) +146 (+6) +115 (+5) +66 (+3) +1503 (+59)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 13' +5h 18' +3h 34' -0h 40' -1h 17' +2h 54' +4h 09' +4h 05' +4h 18' +4h 42' +4h 00' +3h 40'   +3h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 52' +8h 47' +1h 20' -6h 10' -9h 14' -8h 29' -8h 49' -8h 38' -1h 08' +6h 24' +9h 12' +8h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +31.9 +31.6 +31.8 +31.9 +31.9 +31.9 +31.8 +31.9 +31.9 +31.5 +31.8 +31.9   +31.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -22 -24 -21 -17 -21 -25 -20 -13 -11 -14 -17   -18.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.4 (+17) +10.4 (+19) +14.6 (+26) +15.2 (+27) +14.6 (+26) +12.6 (+23) +11.4 (+21) +12.4 (+22) +14.3 (+26) +13.2 (+24) +10.3 (+19) +8.6 (+15) +12.3 (+22)

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