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Locarno vs Wakkanai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Wakkanai, Japan is approximately 8,834 km or 5,490 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Wakkanai bearing 328.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 211.6° or SSW .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Wakkanai has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Wakkanai is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.2 °C (11.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 716.2 mm (28.2 in) more which is equivalent to 716.2 l/m² (17.58 US gal/ft²) or 7,162,000 l/ha (765,665 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Locarno than in Wakkanai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +6 (+12) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -5 (0) +39 (+2) +98 (+4) +145 (+6) +133 (+5) +114 (+4) +113 (+4) +69 (+3) +55 (+2) +24 (+1) -26 (-1) +716 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.7 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.8   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -13 -13 -14 -14 -21 -24 -18 -5 +3 +0 -6   -11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.2 (+11) +7 (+13) +5.9 (+11) +4.2 (+8) +4.1 (+7) +2.9 (+5) +0.5 (+1) -1.6 (-3) +1.4 (+3) +3.1 (+6) +4.4 (+8) +4.4 (+8) +3.5 (+6)

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