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Locarno vs Timbuktu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Timbuktu, Mali is approximately 3,448 km or 2,143 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Timbuktu bearing 16° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 22.4° or NNE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.5 °C (29.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1631.5 mm (64.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1631.5 l/m² (40.04 US gal/ft²) or 16,315,000 l/ha (1,744,182 US gal/ac) more. About 9 as much.
  • There are 1153 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 3h 09' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.1° lower in Locarno than in Timbuktu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.5°C (2.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -19 (-34) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -16 (-29) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -19 (-33) -15 (-26) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -19 (-33) -20 (-35) -19 (-33) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +63 (+2) +93 (+4) +152 (+6) +212 (+8) +178 (+7) +153 (+6) +132 (+5) +164 (+6) +182 (+7) +152 (+6) +97 (+4) +1632 (+64)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 52' -4h 06' -3h 34' -2h 46' -2h 54' -1h 02' -0h 27' -0h 38' -2h 30' -4h 19' -5h 32' -5h 13'   -3h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 14' -1h 22' -0h 14' +0h 56' +1h 58' +2h 31' +2h 16' +1h 22' +0h 12' -0h 58' -2h 00' -2h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.3 -29.3 -29.4 -29.4 -22.3 -16 -21.8 -29.3 -29.3 -29.2 -29.3 -29.4   -27.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +41 +41 +42 +44 +43 +32 +18 +9 +26 +47 +49 +43   +36.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.7 (-5) -2.5 (-5) -0.2 (0) +2.4 (+4) +0.7 (+1) -2.2 (-4) -2.9 (-5) -5.2 (-9) -3.8 (-7) -0.2 (0) +0.7 (+1) -1.5 (-3) -1.5 (-3)

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