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894.9 kms (556.1 miles) NW
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872.7 kms (542.3 miles) NE
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866 kms (538.2 miles) E
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720.2 kms (447.5 miles) E
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842.3 kms (523.4 miles) E
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681.8 kms (423.7 miles) E
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738.6 kms (459 miles) ESE
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735.8 kms (457.2 miles) ESE
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468.8 kms (291.3 miles) S
Tarfaya, Morocco
642.8 kms (399.4 miles) SE
Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
543.5 kms (337.7 miles) SSE
Smara, Western Sahara
833.9 kms (518.2 miles) SE
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Funchal Climate & Temperature

  • Funchal, Madeira is at 3238'N, 1653'W, 56 m (184 ft). See map.
  • Funchal has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa) that is mild with moderate seasonality. Summers are dry and hot due to the domination of subtropical high pressure systems while winters experience moderate temperatures and changeable, rainy weather due to the polar front. These climates usually occur on the western sides of continents between the latitudes of 30 and 45. Vegetation is adapted to the dry summers and is fragrant and oily making it susceptible to fire. The typical Mediterranean climate average monthly temperatures in excess of 22.0 C (71.6 F) in its warmest month and an average in the coldest month between 18 to -3 C (64 to 27 F) with at least four months above 10 C (50 F). Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
Funchal Climate Graph
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.7 degrees Celsius (65.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic,subtype truly hyperoceanic.
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 19.4°C (66.9°F) on average falling to 13.3°C (55.9°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 20°C (68°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 13.7°C (56.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 24.1°C (75.3°F) and average low temperatures are 17.8°C (64°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 24°C (75.1°F) during the day and lows of 17.4°C (63.3°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 642 mm (25.3 inches) which is equivalent to 642 Litres/m (15.75 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2438 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Funchal you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Lord Howe Island, Australia where you would find a Humid subtropical climate.

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 19 (66) 20 (67) 20 (67) 21 (70) 22 (72) 24 (76) 26 (78) 26 (78) 24 (76) 22 (72) 20 (68) 22 (71)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (61) 16 (61) 16 (61) 17 (62) 18 (64) 19 (67) 21 (70) 22 (72) 22 (72) 21 (70) 19 (66) 17 (62) 19 (66)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (56) 13 (55) 13 (55) 13 (56) 15 (58) 17 (62) 18 (64) 19 (66) 19 (66) 18 (64) 16 (60) 14 (57) 16 (60)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 103 (4) 87 (3) 64 (3) 39 (2) 19 (1) 12 (0) 2 (0) 3 (0) 37 (1) 75 (3) 101 (4) 100 (4) 642 (25)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 8 (26) 8 (28) 8 (26) 5 (17) 3 (10) 1 (3) 0 (0) 1 (3) 4 (13) 8 (26) 9 (30) 10 (32)   65 (18)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 5h 21' 5h 52' 6h 34' 7h 28' 6h 54' 6h 36' 7h 52' 8h 21' 7h 30' 6h 36' 5h 38' 5h 17'   6h 40'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 15' 10h 58' 11h 55' 12h 57' 13h 48' 14h 15' 14h 03' 13h 19' 12h 19' 11h 18' 10h 26' 10h 01'   12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 53 (47) 54 (46) 56 (44) 58 (42) 50 (50) 47 (53) 57 (43) 63 (37) 62 (38) 59 (41) 55 (45) 53 (47)   56 (44)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 37.5 46.8 57.7 69.3 77.6 80.8 77.7 69.4 57.9 46.4 37.3 34   57.7

Santa Maria, Portugal
894.9 kms (556.1 miles) NW
Sagres, Algarve, Portugal
872.7 kms (542.3 miles) NE
Casablanca, Morocco
866 kms (538.2 miles) E
Safi, Morocco
720.2 kms (447.5 miles) E
Marrakech, Morocco
842.3 kms (523.4 miles) E
Essaouira, Morocco
681.8 kms (423.7 miles) E
Agadir, Morocco
738.6 kms (459 miles) ESE
Sidi Ifni, Morocco
735.8 kms (457.2 miles) ESE
Lanzarote, Spain (Canary Islands
516.6 kms (321 miles) SE
Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands
468.8 kms (291.3 miles) S
Tarfaya, Morocco
642.8 kms (399.4 miles) SE
Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
543.5 kms (337.7 miles) SSE
Smara, Western Sahara
833.9 kms (518.2 miles) SE

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