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Locarno vs Vientiane Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Vientiane, Laos is approximately 8,858 km or 5,505 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Vientiane bearing 315.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 254.8° or WSW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Vientiane has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Vientiane is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.2 °C (23.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 191.3 mm (7.5 in) more which is equivalent to 191.3 l/m² (4.69 US gal/ft²) or 1,913,000 l/ha (204,512 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 134 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 0h 22' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.5° lower in Locarno than in Vientiane.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.1°C (27.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-17) -5 (-10) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +50 (+2) +51 (+2) +57 (+2) +68 (+3) -39 (-2) -75 (-3) -59 (-2) -98 (-4) -100 (-4) +98 (+4) +142 (+6) +94 (+4) +191 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 29' -1h 54' -0h 50' -0h 20' +0h 36' +4h 24' +4h 01' +3h 34' +0h 58' -2h 46' -4h 12' -4h 30'   -0h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 10' -1h 19' -0h 14' +0h 54' +1h 55' +2h 27' +2h 12' +1h 20' +0h 12' -0h 56' -1h 56' -2h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28 -28 -28.1 -28.1 -23.5 -17.2 -22.9 -28.2 -28.2 -28.1 -28.2 -28.2   -26.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -8 -7 -10 -15 -19 -20 -19 -14 -8 -4 -5   -11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.8 (-34) -20 (-36) -19.3 (-35) -18.1 (-33) -14.5 (-26) -11.6 (-21) -9.2 (-17) -9.7 (-17) -10.7 (-19) -14.6 (-26) -16.4 (-30) -17.7 (-32) -15.1 (-27)

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