Hörnli

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Hörnli
Hörnli.JPG
Hörnli as seen from Bachtel (March 2007)
Highest point
Elevation 1,133 m (3,717 ft)
Prominence 178 metres (584 ft)
Coordinates 47°22′16″N 8°56′16″E / 47.37111°N 8.93778°E / 47.37111; 8.93778Coordinates: 47°22′16″N 8°56′16″E / 47.37111°N 8.93778°E / 47.37111; 8.93778
Geography
Hörnli is located in Switzerland
Hörnli
Hörnli
Location in Switzerland
Location Zurich, Switzerland
Parent range Swiss Prealps

Hörnli mountain is located on the territory of the community of Fischenthal, in the Zürcher Oberland, in the eastern part of canton of Zürich, in Switzerland. It is 1,133 meters (3,717 ft) high.

North of the Hörnli, the Dreiländerstein, altitude 992 meters (3,255 ft), marks the meeting of the boundaries of the three Cantons of Zürich, St.Gallen and Thurgau.

Already in the Middle Ages, the so-called Schwabenweg, led over the Hörnli, as a part of the Way of St. James. Since 2008, it is an integrated stretch of the Kreuzlingen branch on the Via Jacobi, registered on the official Swiss national trekking path nr. 4, signalled as leg FischingenRapperswil on Wanderland Schweiz. [1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Hörnli (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 1.6
(34.9)
1.6
(34.9)
4.8
(40.6)
9.3
(48.7)
13.9
(57)
17.0
(62.6)
19.6
(67.3)
18.8
(65.8)
14.8
(58.6)
10.9
(51.6)
5.3
(41.5)
2.3
(36.1)
10.0
(50)
Daily mean °C (°F) −0.9
(30.4)
−0.8
(30.6)
1.8
(35.2)
5.1
(41.2)
9.7
(49.5)
12.7
(54.9)
15.1
(59.2)
14.9
(58.8)
11.3
(52.3)
7.8
(46)
2.7
(36.9)
0.0
(32)
6.6
(43.9)
Average low °C (°F) −3.4
(25.9)
−3.2
(26.2)
−0.7
(30.7)
2.1
(35.8)
6.5
(43.7)
9.4
(48.9)
11.8
(53.2)
11.8
(53.2)
8.6
(47.5)
5.3
(41.5)
0.4
(32.7)
−2.4
(27.7)
3.9
(39)
Average relative humidity (%) 75 76 76 73 74 75 75 77 82 81 81 78 77
Mean monthly sunshine hours 90 96 122 141 161 174 212 195 150 120 81 67 1,608
Source: MeteoSwiss [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wanderland.ch
  2. ^ "Climate Norm Value Tables". Climate diagrams and normals from Swiss measuring stations. Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology (MeteoSwiss). Archived from the original on 14 May 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2013.  The weather station elevation is meters above sea level.

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