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Locarno vs Tindouf Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Tindouf, Algeria is approximately 2,539 km or 1,578 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Tindouf bearing 31.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 41.8° or NE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Tindouf has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Tindouf is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 10.5 °C (19°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1781 mm (70.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1781 l/m² (43.71 US gal/ft²) or 17,810,000 l/ha (1,904,007 US gal/ac) more. About 31 1/5 as much.
  • There are 1316 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 3h 36' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.5° lower in Locarno than in Tindouf.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +60 (+2) +88 (+3) +151 (+6) +215 (+8) +198 (+8) +206 (+8) +222 (+9) +185 (+7) +172 (+7) +142 (+6) +91 (+4) +1781 (+70)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 01' -3h 53' -3h 36' -4h 24' -4h 27' -3h 32' -1h 48' -1h 54' -2h 40' -4h 09' -4h 16' -4h 32'   -3h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 35' -0h 57' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 23' +1h 47' +1h 36' +0h 57' +0h 09' -0h 41' -1h 24' -1h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.4 -18.4 -18.5 -18.5 -18.4 -18.4 -18.4 -18.5 -18.4 -18.4 -18.5 -18.5   -18.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +26 +31 +34 +41 +41 +47 +49 +48 +37 +27 +19   +35
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.3 (-8) -2.1 (-4) +0.4 (+1) +3.1 (+6) +7.2 (+13) +8 (+14) +11.2 (+20) +9.9 (+18) +7.9 (+14) +0.9 (+2) -2.5 (-5) -4.3 (-8) +3 (+5)

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