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Funchal vs Alicante, Costa Blanca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain is approximately 1,613 km or 1,002 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Alicante, Costa Blanca bearing 251.7° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 242.1° or WSW .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Alicante, Costa Blanca has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.9 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 285.4 mm (11.2 in) more which is equivalent to 285.4 l/m (7 US gal/ft) or 2,854,000 l/ha (305,112 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • There are 536 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 1h 27' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.8° higher in Funchal than in Alicante, Costa Blanca.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Funchal relative to Alicante, Costa Blanca. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Alicante, Costa Blanca vs Funchal.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +-1 (-1) +-2 (-4) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -6 (-12) -4 (-8) +-1 (-1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +-2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +83 (+3) +60 (+2) +39 (+2) +5 (+0) -13 (-1) -11 (0) -2 (0) -5 (0) -4 (0) +9 (+0) +59 (+2) +66 (+3) +285 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +4 (+14) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +5 (+16)   +23 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 32' -0h 55' -0h 19' -0h 58' -2h 46' -4h 18' -3h 40' -2h 13' -0h 46' -0h 19' -0h 32' -0h 13'   -1h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 27' +0h 16' +0h 03' -0h 11' -0h 24' -0h 31' -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +5.8 +5.7 +5.8 +5.7 +5.8 +5.7 +5.7 +5.7 +5.7 +5.6 +5.7 +5.8   +5.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +6 +2 +3 +8 +11 +10 +7 +3 +2 +2 +2   +5.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +5.3 (+10) +4.6 (+8) +2.9 (+5) +1.5 (+3) +1 (+2) -0.1 (0) -1.5 (-3) -1.4 (-3) -0.3 (-1) +2 (+4) +4.1 (+7) +5 (+9) +1.9 (+3)

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