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Locarno vs Tarfaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Tarfaya, Morocco is approximately 2,786 km or 1,731 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Tarfaya bearing 37.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 50.9° or NE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Tarfaya is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.5 °C (11.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1788 mm (70.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1788 l/m² (43.88 US gal/ft²) or 17,880,000 l/ha (1,911,491 US gal/ac) more. About 36 4/5 as much.
  • There are 329 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 54' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.2° lower in Locarno than in Tarfaya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.9°C (16°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) 1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +47 (+2) +58 (+2) +90 (+4) +152 (+6) +216 (+8) +198 (+8) +207 (+8) +225 (+9) +189 (+7) +184 (+7) +137 (+5) +87 (+3) +1788 (+70)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 23' -1h 29' -1h 40' -1h 32' -0h 58' +0h 38' +2h 36' +1h 25' -0h 28' -1h 58' -2h 06' -2h 56'   -0h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 34' -0h 57' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 22' +1h 46' +1h 35' +0h 57' +0h 08' -0h 40' -1h 23' -1h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.2 -18.2 -18.3 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.1 -18.2 -18.1 -18.1 -18.2 -18.3   -18.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -12 -19 -16 -13 -17 -20 -18 -13 -11 -7 -7   -12.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.9 (-23) -14.2 (-26) -13.6 (-24) -9.3 (-17) -6.2 (-11) -3.7 (-7) -2.4 (-4) -3.4 (-6) -5.1 (-9) -9.4 (-17) -12.5 (-23) -14.1 (-25) -8.9 (-16)

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