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Locarno vs Yaounde Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Yaounde, Cameroon is approximately 4,714 km or 2,930 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Yaounde bearing 357.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 356° or N .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Yaounde has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Yaounde is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11.2 °C (20.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.8 °C (30.2°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 211.7 mm (8.3 in) more which is equivalent to 211.7 l/m² (5.2 US gal/ft²) or 2,117,000 l/ha (226,321 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • There are 623 more hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 41' more per day or about 1 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.8° lower in Locarno than in Yaounde.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.5°C (20.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -24 (-42) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -10 (-17) -5 (-8) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -12 (-21) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -3 (-6) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -10 (-19) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -9 (-16) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +39 (+2) +12 (+0) -47 (-2) -27 (-1) -4 (0) +36 (+1) +138 (+5) +123 (+5) -59 (-2) -111 (-4) +41 (+2) +72 (+3) +212 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 21' -0h 23' +1h 07' +1h 52' +2h 00' +4h 32' +6h 19' +5h 32' +3h 20' +0h 56' -1h 22' -2h 13'   +1h 41'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 55' -1h 48' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 35' +3h 17' +2h 58' +1h 48' +0h 16' -1h 17' -2h 37' -3h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.2 -42 -41.9 -26.1 -9.5 -3.1 -9.1 -25.8 -41.9 -41.9 -42.2 -42.3   -30.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 -2 -6 -8 -7 -10 -12 -10 -4 -2 +2 +5   -4.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.8 (-34) -19.8 (-36) -17.5 (-32) -13.9 (-25) -9.3 (-17) -5.6 (-10) -2.8 (-5) -3.7 (-7) -4.8 (-9) -10.3 (-19) -14.5 (-26) -17.2 (-31) -11.5 (-21)

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